Pep Guardiola defends Jose Mourinho over Manchester United form

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How many Manchester United players would get in the Liverpool team?

The Old Trafford boss faces a must-win game at Burnley today after back-to-back losses saw United slump to 13th in the Premier League.

We won Europa League because that was our level.

Asked if he would still be a great manager if he did not win the title with United - who have won the English top flight 20 times, including 13 Premier Leagues - the Portuguese replied: "Of course".

ESPN's Rob Dawson was at Old Trafford for the game and noted how Mourinho left his position to spend ten minutes sitting with fans gathered in the stadium's disabled section, making their night. I had great success last season that's what you probably don't want to admit. From a lackluster summer transfer window that was marred in controversy to the worst start to a Premier League season since 1992, problems are aplenty for the once unstoppable Red Devils.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is being "courageous" by "taking the hits" for his players and protecting them, says England women's boss Phil Neville.

Eric Bailly may return to the Manchester United squad following Phil Jones' injury during Monday's defeat to Spurs, while Alexis Sanchez may be fit enough for a start.

José Mourinho has this afternoon delivered yet another unusual press conference in which he took swipes at Tottenham and Liverpool, while also labelling himself as "one of the greatest managers in the world".

"We are the last team in England to win a European competition".

"It's been a big week for him that ends with a very important match against Burnley, this is the most important thing", Mourinho told a news conference on Friday.

But he said: "They didn't have that song when we beat them at Wembley a couple of months ago, they had a big dream to go to a cup final, to win a title because they don't win many".

Mourinho told the club's official website: "He's [Alexis] not going to the national team for these two friendlies in Japan and South Korea, which is good news for us because after that we play Watford and then immediately play [in the] Champions League [away at Young Boys]".

"I said before the start of the season that matching what we did last season was going to be hard", Mourinho said.