Sherwood insists Jose is picking fights with the wrong people

first_imgFormer Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood insists Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has been picking fights with the wrong people in this season.Mourinho takes his team to Stamford Bridge to face former club Chelsea on Saturday with the Portuguese gaffer under huge pressure following a disappointing start to the Premier League season.Before the international break, the self-acclaimed ‘special one’ claimed he was the victim of a “manhunt” following United’s 3-2 win over Newcastle after reports came out he would be sacked regardless of the result at Old Trafford.However, it is the first recent criticism of the club’s board, and some of their players, as well as his constant battles with the press, that has most undermined Mourinho, according to Sherwood.“Sometimes you can create your own fires,” the former Tottenham boss told Sky Sports’ The Debate.Jose Mourinho, Lionel MessiMourinho: “Lionel Messi made me a better coach” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho believes the experience of going up against Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi at Real Madrid made him a greater coach.“You have enough problems putting them out, but if you are creating them yourself, and then putting them out…“And at times I think he picks fights with the wrong people. You cannot pick a fight at Manchester United, it is an institution that football club. It is bigger than any individual.”“So why should you pick a fight with them? It is not going to work and Jose knows it has not been good enough.”“He is a winner, a serial winner, he wins everywhere he goes. He needs great respect for that, but what has happened in the past is in the past. Jose is still a football manager now and he needs to start winning things.”“He needs to win the Premier League for a club that has Man Utd’s stature.”last_img

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