Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Analysis Key Issues for Reds

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Analysis Key Issues for Reds

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¦ FOOTBALL HERITAGE! IT was an extraordinary 12-minute rant where the phrase 'football heritage' was used a whopping 10 times by Jose Mourinho as he defended his record.

Mourinho's soliloquy was measured, but he has never had to resort to bringing in notes to press conferences before, principally because he was winning titles left, right and centre.

ANALYSIS KEY FOR CIARAN Indeed, you can bet that Mourinho had a chuckle at Rafa Benitez's 'fact' rant in 2009 and Louis van Gaal's long ball defence in 2015. Now he is following in their footsteps as he protects his legacy.

¦ ATTACK, ATTACK, ATTACK EVERY time United look like they have turned a corner, they suffer a setback.

There have been few crumbs of comfort from the majority of their defeats - Huddersfield, Newcastle, Bristol and Sevilla - this season and they badly need a response against high-flying Brighton. …

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