Manchester City's Pep Guardiola defends under-pressure Man United boss Jose Mourinho

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At Spurs, we've not been a club who have been at the top of the league year on year so we have to be up there and keep challenging for titles.

As a result, Martial has been in and out of United's starting line-up and his lack of games last season nearly certainly cost him a place in France's World Cup-winning squad in Russian Federation this summer.

Asked if he could still consider himself one of the greatest managers in the world if he does not win the title with United, Mourinho quoted the German philosopher Hegel.

Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs has urged the club's fans to get behind under-fire manager Jose Mourinho. "I'm sure we will eventually".

Burnley, though, have yet to find anything near the form they showed last season, when they finished a surprising seventh in the league and earned an unlikely qualification for the Europa League. We are the last team in England to win a European competition.


The Red Devils have had a tumultuous start to the new season and were unceremoniously beaten 3-0 by Tottenham Hotspur on Monday night.

"Even then, we should have been relaxed, I think".

United have lost two of their opening three games this season - and a long drawn-out transfer saga will be the last thing they will want as they bid to kick-start their season.

Guardiola asked his players to call on the reserves that saw them to a record-breaking points haul last season by not allowing one negative result to follow another when Newcastle arrive at the Etihad Stadium. How many Manchester United players would get in the Liverpool team?

"I have won eight titles".


"We've got a really good group, a good group of hard workers and awesome talents everywhere you look on the field".

Mourinho is under a lot of pressure after his side suffered two back-to-back losses in their last two fixtures in the Premier League.

"I have said many times, for example with myself, I have won at fantastic clubs with unbelievable players, but if that had not happened I would not have won titles".

"We've played in the same sort of shape with the same sort of players as we did previous year, there haven't been many changes, so we know what we're good at, we just haven't done it yet".


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