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Manchester United versus Arsenal News: Jose Mourinho is a tactical dinosaur; no clue where the team will end this season

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Manchester United versus Arsenal News: Jose Mourinho is a tactical dinosaur; no clue where the team will end this season
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Manchester United versus Arsenal has made and broken careers in the past. When Manchester United play Arsenal at Old Trafford on Saturday, all eyes will be on Jose Mourinho. The Manchester United manager has shown no inclination in building a dedicated team that plays to win. Instead it is rolling downhill with each match. The team dropped silly points in home matches at Old Trafford.

Why is Jose Mourinho furious at Old Trafford?

Even before the match begins nobody is happy with Jose Mourinho.

Thanks to his tactical failure, Manchester United is at 6th place in the English Premier League. After being at the helm of 8 world-class European clubs, the Portuguese tactician is on a self-immolation mission with his current team.

The incident with Wayne Rooney revealed on Thursday has made things more complicated just a day before Manchester United play their arch rivals Arsenal.

To rub salt on the bruise, ace  striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is serving a suspension. Rooney too is limping with a knee injury. Reason after reason, Mourinho has piled on the agony on himeslf at Old Trafford.

Is he to blame himself for the debacle?

The Portuguese coach is evidently beaten by a corrupt bug. Every time he is on the touchline, he rants out offensively at everyone. The spectators too haven’t been spared from his wrath.

Jose Mourinho was fined £50,000 by the Football Association for putting too much pressure on the field referee Anthony Taylor before Manchester United versus Liverpool match last month. The game ended at 0-0.

It will be a disaster  for Jose if Manchester United versus Arsenal match ends in a draw too on Saturday.

Will Manchester United versus Arsenal revive Jose’s spirits?

Manchester United versus Arsenal match on Saturday might redeem the faith and confidence for the Red Devils. The dismal run of Manchester United in this season is not short of reasons.

Known for saving his face on every occasion, Jose Mourinho may never make it to the top of any other club if he fails at Old Trafford. However, his excuse is far more convincing. If Arsene Wenger can go without a silverware trophy for 12 years and still retain the managerial role year after year, why can’t Jose?

Lack of faith in the team members continues…

Jose Mourinho’s lack of faith in Wayne Rooney is another reason that Manchester United is finding it hard to stay afloat.  Jose has been rightly accused of mishandling teen footballer Marcus Rashford by picking him ahead of strikers Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney. Rushford scored 4 goals in first 6 matches, but has since lost the golden touch on the ball. He hasn’t netted a single goal in his last 10 outings.

Manchester United versus Arsenal: Last-ditch effort or quit?

If Jose Mourinho continues with his tantrums, Manchester United will no longer remain the force it used to be. A spent league by all counts, Jose Mourinho might have just hammered the last nail into Manchester United’s EPL dreams this season by fuming at Wayne Rooney.

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