Jose Mourinho has been unhappy with the Manchester United board for not backing him during the summer transfer window, and the Portuguese has made it clear on many occasions that he’s unhappy with the way the summer went.
After United’s defeat to Juventus, Mourinho took a swipe at the board as he hailed Juventus for their quality of investment.
He said: “Juventus is champions for seven years, I think seven years in a row, two Champions League finals in the last four or five years and not happy with what they have, they want more, they want more.
“They had Higuain, Mandzukic, Dybala, they want more. They want Ronaldo. They had Barzagli, Chiellini, Rugani, they are not happy, they want more, they want Bonucci. And they go for the best players in the world.
“So big, big club with a big past but with also a big desire to have a big future and everything they put there to try to win, I don’t say the Champions League, I think to win the treble, that’s what they want. Because normally they win at home.
Ahead of the Sunday’s clash against Everton, Mourinho has taken another dig at the board by claiming Sunday’s opponents Everton have the same ‘ambition’ as United do due to the calibre of signings the Toffees made during the summer.
“Incredible investment,” said Mourinho when asked about Everton.
“We knew the club would move in that direction, very good players, players from Barcelona.
“So that is the level which Everton wants to reach. Their ambitions are very similar to our ambitions.”