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Scholes launches attack on Mourinho and McClair says he is ‘b***ocks’

first_img LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS silverware Manchester United legend  Paul Scholes accused manager Jose Mourinho of “embarrassing the club” and claimed he’s lucky to still be in a job.The former England international laid into Mourinho ahead of United’s Champions League clash with Valencia on Tuesday, a night when the Red Devils again failed to impress as they limped to a goalless draw at Old Trafford. Mourinho is under intense pressure after a string of woeful performances, which have left United tenth in the Premier League table and nine points off league leaders Manchester City.The manager’s relationship with certain players, particularly star man Paul Pogba, appears to be strained and Scholes believes his behaviour is beginning to tarnish the club’s image.The former midfielder – an 11-time title winner with United – even suggested Mourinho should have been sacked after last weekend’s defeat at West Ham. ADVICE England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won 1 REVEALED Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Scholes was hugely critical of Mourinho Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? huge blow BEST OF Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions “I’m surprised that he survived after Saturday””I think he’s embarrassing the club.”Paul Scholes is pulling no punches tonight 💥 pic.twitter.com/0vmOYhDqCk— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 2, 2018The pundit said: “I’m actually slightly surprised he survived after Saturday, the performance [against West Ham] was that bad.“We’ll go on to show clips of attitude and performance, it was just nowhere near [acceptable].“He’s coming out in press conferences and constantly having a go at players, he’s having a go at people above him because he’s not getting what he wants.“I think his mouth is out of control and he’s embarrassing the club.” REVEALED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade RANKED MONEY Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury After the disappointing draw with Valencia, Mourinho responded by declaring he had no interest in what Scholes had to say.The United boss said:  “I don’t need to know what he said.“He said what he wants to say, I’m not interested, honestly, I’m not interested.“Freedom of speech, free country, you can say what you want.”United have now gone four games without a victory and another club legend – Brian McClair – also turned fire on Mourinho.He tweeted during the Valencia clash: “Coach, players, system, shape, tactics, b***ocks!!!“To win red team need to run harder and faster than the white team, i believe it’s occasionally referred to as desire!!!”last_img read more