Manchester United legend Rooney hits out at Jose Mourinho's critics

Sanchez came off the bench to score the winner. Image PA Images

Sanchez came off the bench to score the winner. Image PA Images

Mourinho would nearly certainly turn the matter over to his expert legal team and the Mirror says that with "built-in loyalty payments, signing fees and other agreements on top of his £14.5m-a-year annual salary, that amounts to a whopping £29m".

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Off-field events have proved to be a distraction at Old Trafford throughout the 2018-19 campaign, with a frustrating summer transfer window having set the tone at the Theatre of Dreams.

They have been vocal in their support of him at matches, and this situation suits the United manager.

The journalist writes in The Mirror that Mourinho has been warned to drop his pragmatic approach where he "plays the odds" and adopt a much more attacking style of play in order to keep his job at Old Trafford.

But Alexis Sanchez capped United's incredible second-half comeback when he rose to meet Ashley Young's cross and head in the winning goal in the final minute of the game.

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"I think life is made of experiences and some are new and some are deja vu". This is what a football club is.

'It happens in other industries, but unfortunately when you're Man United - one of the biggest clubs in the world - things will get exaggerated.

It was a day where he could be happy with his substitutions though with Mata getting the first and Sanchez getting the victor whilst the decision to move Paul Pogba deeper certainly worked as the Frenchman ran the game in the second half.

Manchester United beat Benitez's side 3-2 yesterday thanks to a 90th-minute victor from substitute Alexis Sanchez. "That's what the fans want to see, that's the way we want to play". Paul Pogba, so bad in the first half, was unaccountably so good in the second. Eric Bailly, substituted after 18 minutes, was on the first flight to Paris on Sunday morning ahead of two African Cup of Nations qualifiers. His United team got that Saturday.

Instead, he claimed the criticism was more of a problem for players who froze under the spotlight.

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