Former Manchester United boss, José Mourinho, has again, taken a dig at the club over the penalty decisions we received in the league in the concluded season.
The Red Devils were awarded a total of 14 penalties last season, which is the most for any team in the division’s history, and some of them were questioned by opposing fans and managers, including the Tottenham manager.
Speaking recently to Portuguese news outlet, Record, Mourinho couldn’t hide his pain when asked to give his assessment of Bruno Fernandes’s performance for United so far.
He said: “Bruno came in, he was fit, played very well and improved the United team.
“He also proved to be a great penalty taker, one of the best in the world, because he had about 20 to score!”
Mourinho’s criticism of United’s luck with penalty decisions didn’t start now. Back in June, the former Chelsea manager was unhappy with the referee after Solskjaer’s men equalised from a penalty following an Eric Dier foul on Paul Pogba.
He said after the match: “The second one was incredible for me. If VAR goes for simulation, the players could be exposed and given a yellow card. Fernandes comes from a country that I know well.”
United were awarded two penalties in the match, although the second was overturned by VAR later.