Manchester United should stick with Jose Mourinho but have to get their ‘house in order’ quickly, former star Paul Ince has said. Tensions have bubbled just under the surface for much of the summer at Old Trafford, with such issues coming to the fore in the wake of Sunday’s 3-2 humiliation at Brighton.
United have backed Jose Mourinho amid renewed speculation over his future, but the manager has made his frustration clear about executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward’s failure to significantly strengthen his squad.
Questions over Paul Pogba’s happiness also remain, especially after agent Mino Raiola’s cryptic comments on Tuesday, and former United midfielder Ince has called for all at the club to get their act in order.
“Should Mourinho leave? No. Should Man United as a club get their house in order? Absolutely,” he said. “That’s the whole lot, from the top down, Ed Woodward, Jose Mourinho, Paul Pogba, everything is a total mess.
“You would never have seen this going on with Sir Alex Ferguson as manager, especially not playing out in public. I could see why it would be playing on the minds of supporters that this season might end up like the Chelsea 2015-16 one.”