Recently retired former Chelsea striker believes that the Portuguese are not to blame for the recent struggle of Manchester United
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho won the Premier League title two or three times if he were Manchester City boss, says his former star protégé Didier Drogba.
The 40-year-old striker, who recently quit football after staying at USL Phoenix Rising, believes the Red Devils fight is not due to their Portuguese coach, but is instead accused of changing finances since Sir Alex Ferguson left.
Drogba is also adamant. Mourinho would have won more Premier League titles in the City than Pep Guardiola had he been in charge of United's neighbors.
"I think if you put [Mourinho] in Manchester City, he would win the league twice, maybe two or three times, ”said Drogba Daily mirror,
“You get criticism because you set the standard for winning, winning and winning, and now you don’t win or don’t get the same results.
"He still [at Manchester United]You should look at all the managers who have been at Manchester United over the past few years. Being a manager after Sir Alex Ferguson is not easy, and the finances that they had then were not the same as they are now.
"People pay attention only to the best, and he is one of the best, and therefore he gets it all."
Mourinho brought Drogba to England in 2004, when he took the reins at Chelsea for the first time, and the duo won three Premier League titles, the England Cup and three League Cups during two spells of Portugal at Stamford Bridge.
When United is currently experiencing its worst flight start at 28 years old – in eighth position and 12 points behind City leaders – the winner of serial trophies believes that his former boss will enjoy the opportunity to restore the club to its former glory and says that it changes your approach to get the best out of the team.
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“I think he accepts the challenge, because it’s a big problem, and if people criticize you, how can you enjoy it?” It's hard. After all, he is a man, ”he said.
"He is trying to change his approach, and this is what the best managers do, and when something does not work, you try to change it."
Mourinho and United again participate on Saturday, when the Crystal Palace passes in the Premier League.