It is truthful to say Jose Mourinho isn’t the preferred man in Spain.
The self-styled Particular One had quite a few run-ins with the media throughout his spell as boss of Real Madrid, together with his antics and outbursts on the Bernabeu upsetting pundits and followers nationwide, in addition to quite a lot of his personal gamers.
The LaLiga outfit had been clear underdogs within the last-16 conflict, and had been even branded ‘a bottom-six Premier League side’ by an ex-Man United midfielder on talkSPORT.
But, it was Sevilla who progressed to the quarter-finals, they usually booked their place in sensible trend too, with a deserved 2-1 win at Previous Trafford.
The Spanish membership outplayed the Pink Devils over the 2 legs and the nation’s main newspapers have been brutal in direction of Mourinho and his United crew within the aftermath.
Try among the ruthless response under…
“The crew managed by Mourinho shrunk within the battle, within the battle, through which Sevilla proved themselves superior.
“Mata, Lukaku, Fellaini… they appeared able to eliminating Sevilla. What’s extra, they had been satisfied they might do it. However the football and the mean-spirited strategy of their coach have as soon as extra painted United as mediocre.
“This newest failure ensures that the membership and its gamers rethink the long run.
“The membership has made all the mandatory cash obtainable to fulfill Mourinho, a sum which reaches €275million, together with the signing of Sanchez who would have been a free switch in June. It’s achieved nothing as a result of they’ve fallen within the spherical of 16 in opposition to Sevilla.
“De Gea and firm know first-hand that Manchester United aren’t what they had been. The American homeowners now it too – they fear that to any extent further gamers will contemplate this earlier than signing and those already at Previous Trafford search for alternate options on the highest stage.
“Ambitious players like De Gea, Rashford, Matic, Martial or Pogba could start to think of future without United rather than debacles like the one endured against Sevilla.”
“The victory was achieved through pure football, defending a style of play and management against the extremely troglodyte approach of Moruinho, who was invested so much to play long balls from De Gea towards the unspeakable Fellaini and Lukaku. A victory for Sevilla was a victory for football.”
Sevilla knew learn how to play “when the archaic charges of Mourinho’s team arrived.”
Sevilla “have given a lesson in football in an old cathedral.”
“The chequebook doesn’t buy titles” – Stating that Mourinho has spent 5 instances greater than Actual Madrid supervisor Zinedine Zidane.
Man United are “a primitive team” who solely dominated at the beginning at Previous Trafford “thanks to the bullying of Lukaku”.
“The fear gripped everyone, but no-one more than Mourinho.”
“So great were his doubts that he didn’t even believe in Sevilla’s defeat to Valencia last weekend. Only that can explain how Fellaini found a space in the team, leaving United reliant on the height of the Belgian midfielder and the speed of Lingard and Rashford.”
“That is solely the tip of the iceberg in a season to overlook.
“United is simply the most recent within the failures gathered by Mourinho since he was preclaimed Champion with Inter.
“The €176million invested throughout his three years at Actual Madrid didn’t assist him to interrupt the hegemony of Barca.
“In his second spell at Chelsea he spent €311million solely to finish up being fired.”
“The mean-spirited… have been eliminated. Long live Sevilla and good football.”
“United are one of many 5 big golf equipment of the world and you may’t depend on this type of play. Possibly it brings you a little bit of bread at the moment… however over the long-term, from one Sunday to the subsequent, your crew is boring.
“It happened in Madrid and it’s happened in Manchester.”