New Man U coach Jose Mourinho has assured players and fans that the team will return back to the glory days of Sir Alex Ferguson.
Man U fans had gotten frustrated that the football at the club had become ineffective and slow Post-Ferguson era and needed a change hence the appointment of Mourinho as its new coach following David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal’s time in charge.
But according to a report by Mirror UK, Mourinho has promised senior players at the club and fans that the style of football at the club will return back to the glory days and that he will bring through players from the youth team.
‘The Special One has spoken to senior United players such as Wayne Rooney, David De Gea and Michael Carrick and outlined his plans for the coming season.
‘And Mourinho made it clear there’s going to be a departure from the slow, pedestrian build-up play that blighted their previous manager Louis van Gaal’s time in charge.’
‘David Moyes also had a disastrous spell at the Manchester giants, and the Old Trafford faithful have become frustrated with the style of football that’s been served up since Fergie retired after the 2012-2013 season.
‘There were also fears about the hiring of Mourinho, because he gained a reputation at Chelsea for playing with a pragmatic style rather than flair.
‘The 53-year-old has also outlined in meetings and those phone calls with players a determination to embrace the United philosophy of bringing youngsters up through the ranks.’
‘It is a clear message which will delight United fans eager for a return to the good old days of the Fergie era.’
‘The Scot won 38 trophies in 26 years at the club, including two European Cups, and Mourinho wants to build a similar lasting legacy for himself.
‘He made it clear he wants players with pace so United can go at opponents and deliver a thrilling style of football.’
‘The fans voiced their frustrations with Van Gaal last season, even though the Dutchman ended the club’s three-year trophy drought by winning the FA Cup in May.’
”They were fed-up with Van Gaal’s dull, ponderous style of play and they regularly chanted: “Attack! Attack! Attack-attack-attack!”
Source: Mirror UK