MANCHESTER UNITED LEGEND GIVES MOURINHO AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF ADVICE

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Manchester United legend Paul Ince has backed Jose Mourinho to turn things around at Manchester United.

United fought back from 2-0 down on Saturday to beat Newcastle United 3-2 to end a run of four games without a win.

Ince also advised Mourinho to understand that the game has evolved. He expects Mourinho to have a different philosophy at Manchester United to the one he had at Chelsea and Real Madrid.

“I’ve always thought that results can change things,” Ince told Radio 5 Live.

“Everyone was saying the players don’t want to play, they don’t want to fight. After the second half against Newcastle people might think differently.

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“Players have changed. We’re not in the era where Sir Alex Ferguson could come in and slaughter me or Roy Keane or Mark Hughes and we’ll respond to what he’s saying.

“Players are a little more fragile to a certain extent and they need an arm around the shoulder, they need a lift, they need someone to say they are good players for them to respond.

“I hope [he stays] because Manchester United had Sir Alex Ferguson for so long and I don’t want us to become a yo-yo club with managers sacked every two years.

“What Mourinho has to understand is the game has evolved. It’s not like when he was at Inter Milan in the Champions League and he could park the bus defensively.

“The philosophy he’s had at Chelsea and Real Madrid has been different to what it should be at Manchester United.”