JOSE MOURINHO lowers expectations for Manchester United yet again – while Ander Herrera is told he’s not made of the right stuff for Manchester United.
Read on for all of this, plus more news, transfer gossip and updates from Old Trafford.
MOU VS POCH
And the Red Devils would do well to prise the Spurs boss away with the Argentine holding the better league record of the two since Mourinho replaced Louis Van Gaal.
The United boss has a contract until 2020 and would get a year’s pay in compensation – worth £12m – if he is sacked at the end of the season, but that will be reduced with this specific clause.
FRED’S chances of getting a regular first-team role have been thrown into fresh doubt as Jose Mourinho reveals Brazilian will be on the fringes until his defence is sorted.
The £52 summer signing has played just once in United’s last five matches, including not even making the bench against Arsenal.
ZZ NOT TOP
ZINEDINE ZIDANE might be the wrong choice of manager if Manchester United look to replace Jose Mourinho, claims Paul Scholes.
The Frenchman has been consistently linked with the Old Trafford hot-seat since leaving Real Madrid at the end of last season.
GOOD-BAI FOR NOW
VICTOR LINDELOF is heading back to Manchester for treatment on his injury after heading to Dubai.
The Manchester United defender, 24, picked up a knock in the against Crystal Palace on November 24.
MOUR EXPECTS LESS
The 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Wednesday means it is now four games without victory in the top flight for the Old Trafford club.
SAND-WOE FOR BLUES
It is understood the full-back is set to sign a contract extension with the Old Lady that will keep him at the club until 2023.
HERR DOESN’T SUIT
The Old Trafford legend criticised the Spain star for misplacing a “simple ball” during the 2-2 draw to Arsenal last night.
FULHAM JOIN DARMIAN RACE
The Cottagers have the worst defensive record in the league and are looking to bring out-of-favour Darmian on board for a loan spell so that they can utilise his versatile style of play.
The Belgian international has evaded punishment by the FA after referee Andre Mariner spotted the foul and gave the Gunners a free-kick.
NEYM YOUR PRICE
Manchester City lead the Premier League chase for the Brazilian with odds of 3/1 of him moving to the Etihad, followed by the Red Devils on 5/1 odds.
The 33-year-old is likely to be released on a free transfer in the summer and the Hammers are said to be leading the chase for his signature.
BAD HAIR DAY
ARSENAL fans fumed as Marouane Fellaini pulled on Matteo Guendouzi’s hair as the Gunners midfielder skipped past him.
Fans of the London club called on the Belgian to face retrospective action after ref Andre Marriner failed even to book him.
JOSE GOT IT RIGHT
JOSE MOURINHO got it right by axing his two costliest players in Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku in the ballsy 2-2 comeback draw with Arsenal.
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