Mourinho has a pop at ‘quiet’ Man Utd fans

first_imgManchester United ‘Old Trafford is not like Portsmouth’ – Mourinho has a pop at ‘quiet’ Man Utd fans Ryan Benson 17:44 2/4/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) mourinho-cropped Getty Images Manchester United Premier League Manchester United v Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Town José Mourinho Despite picking up their 10th home win of the season, the Portuguese would like the fans to be more raucous Jose Mourinho has risked incurring the wrath of Manchester United supporters after inferring that the atmosphere they create at “quiet” Old Trafford is inferior to that of Portsmouth’s Fratton Park.Manchester United secured a routine 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town at Old Trafford on Saturday, with Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez – who was making his home debut – getting the goals.But Mourinho was not entirely happy at full-time, heading into his post-match news conference with a prickly outlook on the atmosphere at the ‘Theatre of Dreams’. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Mourinho called the stadium “quiet” and suggested supporters were not “very, very enthusiastic”, comparing Old Trafford to Portsmouth’s 21,000-capacity Fratton Park in comments that are unlikely to go down particularly well among the United faithful.He told reporters: “Old Trafford is a quiet stadium. It is not Portsmouth.”I remember Portsmouth when I came to the Premier League. It is such a small stadium, but it has an incredible atmosphere.”Here the atmosphere is a bit quiet. It is not very, very enthusiastic, but the players like to play at home.”United have lost only one of their 13 home Premier League matches this season, picking up 10 wins along the way. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img

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