Mourinho Explains Wild Celebration Of Late Manchester United Winner

Mae Harvey
November 30, 2018

The United manager's frustration had been growing throughout the match and his angry celebration said it all as he kicked one water bottle carrier and threw another into the floor.

Jose Mourinho said he was confident De Gea would stay and commit his future after hailing the Spaniard as the "best goalkeeper in the world" following his stunning save against Young Boys shortly before Fellaini's victor.

And no matter how poor the second half display was, to critique the overall performance in such a manner seemed to be purely revved by their agenda to oust Mourinho. As the best player at the club and the best goalkeeper in the world, that is a fair, if hefty, sum of money to be handing over. I think we didn't play for that, we didn't play for 0-0.

At 24 years old, Pickford is seen as a goalkeeper who could establish himself as a long-term No1 at the club, although Everton will expect a significant increase on the £30million they paid Sunderland for the player last year, especially as he only signed a six-year contract in September. I was frustrated with the fact that we couldn't score, yes, but my players were very exhausted at the end and that's what I love, I want them to be very exhausted.

He also told reporters, "For some of my lovers, I just want to say: for the ones that like stats, 14 times in the Champions League, 14 times qualified through the group phases".

Jose Mourinho opted to start Rashford in a central role up front as Belgium worldwide Romelu Lukaku dropped to the bench for the European clash. The seasons I didn't play in the Champions League, I won the Europa League.

Mourinho expects a response from his side in Tuesday's Group H encounter, having questioned some of his players' "heart", desire and intensity after the 0-0 draw with Palace.

"Without David [de Gea's] save, no winning goal", said Mourinho, in reference to his goalkeeper's goal line stop from Ulisses Garcia.

He went on to defend his shake of the head gesture towards the crown when Rashford missed a chance.

Jose Mourinho made it clear that he wanted De Gea to stay at the club as long as possible and acknowledged that the club must do all they ca to keep him.

Fellaini's arrival in 2013 as a 27.5 million pounds signing by his former Everton boss David Moyes, was hardly greeted with enthusiasm by United fans who were already underwhelmed by the choice of a successor to Alex Ferguson.

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