Rooney backs Mourinho over players ar Manchester United

first_imgDC United striker Wayne Rooney, spoke about how the Manchester United players are more responsible than Jose Mourinho for the club’s situation.Looking at everything that’s going on from far away, it must be very difficult for Wayne Rooney to see Manchester United struggle this much under Jose Mourinho.The now DC United forward spoke recently to the press about the situation that the Red Devils are going through, he doesn’t think that this bad run is Jose Mourinho’s fault at all.Quite the opposite actually, Rooney thinks the club’s board of directors should give Mourinho more chances and the players should improve their level of performance.In Wayne’s eyes, it is the players who are to blame for this situation and not Jose Mourinho.“The manager can do so much but then it is down to the players on the pitch to produce. Probably collectively it is a bit of everything coming together, but Jose is an easy target,” said Rooney while being quoted by The Mirror. “I know Jose is getting a load of stick but the players have to stand up. They have to be counted and they have to be better.”“I said the same thing when Louis Van Gaal was there. He took a lot of stick but behind closed doors I said to the players we have been doing better.”Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“It’s been a tough situation. For the players and the manager, it has been a tough start to the season.”“Personally I think he set us up brilliantly, but we didn’t produce on the pitch. So I am sure that is getting said behind the scenes now.”“It’s a young team, and it’s a different pressure. Quite a lot of those players maybe haven’t faced this before and they haven’t got the senior players, which I had there as a young player, to help in those difficult moments.”“There are not enough of them to help you through it.”Jose Mourinho has been made a scapegoat for Manchester United’s flops, claims Wayne Rooney | @MikeAllenMirror https://t.co/y9MlF6vtXX pic.twitter.com/6vPOdVJrTb— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) October 8, 2018last_img

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