Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nev: We Must Keep Faith in Mourinho

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nev: We Must Keep Faith in Mourinho

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UNITED mustn't fall into the cycle of sacking managers because they don't make the Premier League top four.

Ex-Red Gary Neville believes the Reds have to give Jose Mourinho the time to turn Old Trafford around.

Since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement David Moyes was sacked after ten months when the Champions League places were beyond United. They finished seventh in the league and 15 points off the coveted top four. Despite winning the FA Cup last season Louis van Gaal was given the bullet after United were fifth and missed the top four on goal difference.

Axing the Dutchman opened the door for Mourinho but United are currently sitting sixth and six points shy of the Champions League berths.

But Neville insists United's quickfire new sacking policy has to stop. …

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