FORMER MANCHESTER UNITED MIDFIELDER TELLS ED WOODWARD WHEN TO SACK MOURINHO

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is under huge pressure after the 3-1 loss at West Ham on Saturday.

Former Manchester United midfielder Lee Sharpe has urged Ed Woodward to sack Mourinho if results do not improve.

Sharpe insists the recent poor performances from Manchester United can’t be accepted and expects a change in the dugout if results don’t improve.

“You can’t have performances and results like they are getting,” Sharpe told talKSPORT.

“If you’re out of that top four it’s so massive for these clubs these days that you just can’t afford to let it happen.

“If they don’t do anything this week and the results keep going the way they have been going, then a change has to be made sooner rather than later.

“Their performances, although they have won a couple, they haven’t been that great going forward and they haven’t looked that impressive.

“When you look at the likes of (Manchester) City, Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea, all their rivals are playing quick, high-tempo football and scoring goals, but United are just struggling over the line with results.

“With the Derby result in the week and this one now (against West Ham), plus the thing with Pogba going on, it just heaps pressure on the manager.

“It will be interesting to see what happens over the next couple of weeks.”