Yet another Man United legend slams ‘dated’ Mourinho

Former Manchester United ace Lee Sharpe became the latest in a long line of ex Red Devils players to lay into the clubs current boss Jose Mourinho.

Left winger Sharpe made over 200 appearances during his Old Trafford career, and was part of the first three Sir Alex Ferguson sides to win the Premier League.

The former England international believes Mourinho’s playing style is not suited to a club with attacking traditions like United and that if the Portuguese coaches side do not get off to a good start to next season the 55-year-old will start to come under some serious pressure from fans of the 20 times league champions.

“For me it was a pretty disappointing season and not entertaining enough,” he told Press Association Sport.

“There are clubs with certain identities and United have never been a 1-0 team that sits back and rests on its laurels.

“You’ve got the blue side of Manchester under Pep, you’ve got Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool playing some of the best football in the league and United are playing slow, pragmatic, boring and even dated football.

“Maybe it’s time Mourinho reassess things tactically. He’s been one of the most successful managers in the game over 10-12 years, trophies everywhere he’s gone, so I can understand him saying, ‘I’m doing it my way’.

“But times have changed and if it doesn’t start well next season he could find himself under pressure from the fans.”

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