Mourinho has many "complaints" after Manchester United loss

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A 3-1 loss at West Ham on Saturday means United have taken 10 points from their first seven games of the season, recording their joint worst start to a Premier League season, equalling the beginning of the ill-fated David Moyes era.

Players and staff were said to be openly discussing the prospect of Mourinho losing his job, as they made the journey back by train to Manchester on Saturday afternoon.

That came after Mourinho's men were dumped out of the EFL Cup by Frank Lampard's Derby County at home, and while the Portuguese denied a row with Pogba he stripped the France star of the vice-captaincy.

"I think the hierarchy and the people who run the club, people like [executive chairman] Ed Woodward, are having conversations at that level as to where they go from here".

JOSE MOURINHO, Manchester United manager, on how he felt that his side conceded two goals due to errors from the officials.

West Ham's Marko Arnautovic celebrates scoring their third goal.

The focus will inevitably fall on Pogba after another anonymous display and Mourinho's decision to substitute him in the 70th minute was greeted by ironic cheers.

The United boss defended a tactical switch to bring in Scott McTominay alongside Chris Smalling and Lindelof in a back three and the decision to play Anthony Martial instead of the misfiring Alexis Sanchez, who was not even in the squad.

Mourinho was the centre of attention after the match, with his future being speculated upon by the pundits in the wake of the West Ham match.

As you'll see further down the page, the defender spotted a sign and left one young fan overjoyed by giving her a hug in addition to his shirt from the match. "We didn't look like a team that was going to beat West Ham".

Speaking in an interview with Coral, Shearer said: "Jose has taken on his players before at Chelsea and we know how that ended, he was shown the door, and I think the same outcome will happen here".

United are already onto their third manager since Ferguson retired as a Premier League champion in 2013.

The Red Devils resume their Champions League campaign on Tuesday against Valencia.

The contrast with Manchester City could not be more marked, with Pep Guardiola's high rollers brushing aside the limited challenge of Brighton with goals from Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero, who linked superbly with the Englishman to net his seventh goal in all competitions this season.



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