Scholes Pulls Out The Punches On Mourinho For 'Embarrassing' Manchester United

Jose Mourinho

MUTV TIUGH Mourinho did not appear to enjoy the press conference

"I think there are things that is hard for me to say and if I say something amusing, I'm leaving would be another reason to criticise me and I think you have enough", he told a news conference.

"I'm surprised he survived after Saturday (the defeat to West Ham)", Scholes told BT Sport.

Spanish side Valencia, competing in the Champions League for the first time in three seasons, are third in the group after losing 2-0 at home against Juventus in their opening fixture.

"I am not pleased, of course, with the result which is not a good result but it is not a bad result". Valencia have one point and Young Boys none. "I would prefer to say that last season we finished second in the league, were runners-up in the FA Cup and topped our Champions League group".

"I don't need to know what he [Scholes] said", said Mourinho.

Valencia goalkeeper Neto denied Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku as United pushed late on, with Marcus Rashford hitting the bar as the players showed the hunger Mourinho called for. Freedom of speech, free country, you can say what you want'.

After finishing second in the Premier League last season, United are now 10th in the table after seven games, already nine points off league leaders Manchester City.

Valencia attempted to replicate their countrymen's heroics at Old Trafford, where the home faithful began chants of "attack, attack, attack" early in the second half and would then cheer the substitution of Alexis Sanchez.

'But it was not a problem with the club organisation, we tried everything, we anticipate everything the fact that it could be unsafe - risky in the sense of arriving late - but we were informed the police refused an escort'.

Valencia appeared to avoid those problems and could have easily be celebrating a memorable win at Old Trafford.

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