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Mourinho Hits Out At Man Utd Legend

Jose Mourinho Hits Out At Manchester United Legend

By Soccer Laduma - Jan 02, 2018 11:01 AM

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit out a Red Devils legend for his criticism of the club's record signing, Paul Pogba.

Read: Martial & Lingard Fire Man Utd Back Into Second

Former United midfielder Paul Scholes criticised Mourinho's team, most notably Pogba, after their 0-0 draw with Southampton on Saturday.

The Red Devils returned to winning ways on New Year's Day, with the Frenchman playing a starring role, and Mourinho was quick to hit back at the United legend.

"I think the only thing Paul Scholes does is to criticise. I don't think he comments, I think he criticises, which is a different thing," he said in a post-match press conference, according to Sky Sports.

"But not every one of us has to be phenomenal like he was as a player. He was a phenomenal player, that doesn't mean that we all have to be phenomenal.

"Paul (Pogba) tries to do his best all the time. Sometimes he plays very well, sometimes he plays well and sometimes he doesn't play so well. It's not Paul's fault that he made much more money than Paul Scholes. It's not Paul's fault. It's just the way football is.

"But I think Scholes will be in the history like a phenomenal player, not as a pundit, so I prefer to look at him as a phenomenal player who gave so much to the club that I am proud to represent.

"If Paul one day decides to be a manager, I wish that he can be 25% as successful as myself, because 25% of 25 (trophies) is around six. So if he's 25%, he'll be quite happy.

"But in my mind, Paul Scholes was a phenomenal player, one of the best players I have ever seen playing in midfield, and he gave so much to my club that I only can thank him for that because the prestige of this club is based on people like him."

Read: Report: Barca & Real Battle For Man Utd Star

Do you agree with Mourinho's remarks? Have your say in the comments section below.


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JOMMAK Joined: 25 Aug 2017
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JOMMAK Jan 02, 2018 02:37 PM
Moronho is a m0r0n and likes to deflect facts...scholes never said Pogba is a bad player, in fact he said the only problem with Pogba is he has a coach who doesn't know how to use him properly to his strengths...and nobody who knows football can argue with that fact
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timelessmessi Jan 02, 2018 01:07 PM
@blackmeteor Hahahaha thin skin you don't need to rub too much to see his blood my blogger hahahahaha you didn't only kill him Me too I feel like having a thin skin hahahaha
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timelessmessi Joined: 10 Dec 2017
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timelessmessi Jan 02, 2018 12:58 PM
Mou didn't have to be so ruthless to scholie hahahahaha he chopt his current job into pieces he will never be a coach even He wouldnt do 25% of his work he will remain phenominal not best pundit we don't need to be like him to measure our best perfomance it's not pogba fault that he made less fortunes that pogba he should blame evolutional football yhooo mmyy liciko landoda eliya
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TrueLegend Jan 02, 2018 12:14 PM
Scholes is a talking idiot.
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Celtic-man Jan 02, 2018 12:14 PM
Jealous dogggg
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blackmeteor Jan 02, 2018 12:13 PM
Special child has a VERY thin skin
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Michaeltshigama Jan 02, 2018 11:34 AM
Scholes is jealous n a hypocrite
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jdwalesele Jan 02, 2018 11:14 AM
Paul scholes is nothing bt Hippocrates that discriminate others mxm
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Faysal Jan 02, 2018 11:08 AM
Cowrihno needs pro help

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