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'Man Utd Much More Boring Under Mourinho Than Me!'

'Manchester United Much More Boring Under Jose Mourinho Than Me!'

By Keegan Kruger - Dec 12, 2017 04:15 PM @KeeganKruger

A former Manchester United manager has claimed that the Red Devils are playing "far more boring football" under Jose Mourinho than when he was in charge.

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The Old Trafford club find themselves 11 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City after their 2-1 derby defeat on Sunday.

Former Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal, who was replaced by the Portuguese tactician at United, has taken a swipe at the English club, saying they are playing more negatively now than when he was managing the team.

"If you ask me how did I do at United, I will say it was my best year ever, given the circumstances I was working under," Van Gaal told Fox Sports Netherlands.

"We played football that was quite alright. But it's not football that is appreciated in England.

"And yet, right now, looking at United, I have to conclude Mourinho is not being criticised while it's far more boring football.

"What United produce now is defensive football. I always played attacking football. The proof is that the opposition were always parking the bus.

"They don't do that now because Jose Mourinho plays so defensive."

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Van Gaal lasted two seasons at the Red Devils, and managed to lift the FA Cup in the 2015/16 campaign.

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


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Dec 14, 2017 11:30 AM
Yoh Van gaal is dreaming, united was boring under him!
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king mosha Joined: 17 Aug 2017
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king mosha Dec 13, 2017 11:07 AM
lol I forsee morhinho leaving next year
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smo Joined: 30 Dec 2014
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smo Dec 12, 2017 10:50 PM
Lol
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pato Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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pato Dec 12, 2017 10:13 PM
I suspect Flakka, Man U was more boring under you, hence di maria left, hamba uyofa wena madala
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Joined: 06 Aug 2017
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Dec 12, 2017 05:07 PM
@blackmeteor correct even Germany won moredan-2 worldcups uzng boring style if u lyk Gordon Igsund style,in maths we call it "Donkey methods"
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blackmeteor Joined: 15 Nov 2017
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blackmeteor Dec 12, 2017 05:00 PM
NOT a fan of the Special Child, BUT his boring style has achieved results over the years..............
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Joined: 06 Aug 2017
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Dec 12, 2017 04:56 PM
as he uzd far more boring! let him evaporate wth his little mind him and moyes must zip their view n let sir lex talk if he want
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Romeo Maps88 Joined: 15 Sep 2017
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Romeo Maps88 Dec 12, 2017 04:40 PM
And that's the whole truth LVG... ManU have become bus parkers under Mou, they even do it against the likes of Swansea
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Elnino57 Joined: 09 May 2017
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Elnino57 Dec 12, 2017 04:31 PM
And what did you achieve with your attacking football?

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