José Mourinho attacks 'worst manager' De Boer for Rashford comments

That record was brought up as Mourinho went after the Dutchman, having been irked by the former Palace manager saying it was "pity" for Rashford to be playing under the United boss given his preference for short-term success over player development.

Rashford is set to feature in England's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation and might be granted a more prominent role than expected as Gareth Southgate waits to find out the severity of the ankle injury Harry Kane suffered during Tottenham's 4-1 win over Bournemouth on Monday (AEDT).

Mourinho hit back at the comments on Monday afternoon, calling the former Ajax, Inter Milan and Crystal Palace coach the "worst manager in the history of the Premier League". Seven matches, seven defeats, zero goals.

"If he was coached by Frank, he would learn how to lose because he lost every game". "We are going to try to show we are better but I don't feel we have any advantage".

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It was the kind of game that United would have dropped points in earlier in the season. In the league, he has scored 3 goals and assisted 9 others.

Rashford was given his first-team debut under Louis van Gaal in the 2015/16 season and has since scored 31 goals in 111 games in all competitions.

"But if you go to his numbers and how many matches he played with me last season, I would say probably he's in the top five players with more matches in the two seasons I've been here". But Mourinho is not like that. "But when you draw away even though it's a 0-0 - and that's not an especially good result - but we get to decide the tie at home, we don't have to win three, four, five, we have to win 5-4, 8-7, 2-1, 1-0, not to win the tie be disappointing".

"If he has one or two not good games, he puts him out".

"When you are younger than I am and you are learning the game, I think you do need reassuring words".

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But it has recently felt like he's barely been Jose Mourinho's man for any game as Saturday's match was his first start in 2018.

Jose Mourinho can only hope that Manchester United are as ruthless against Sevilla on Tuesday as he was in dealing with another of his critics before the Champions League last-16 clash at Old Trafford. But when a team arrives in the last eight, anything can happen.

"When you are in the last 16 it looks really, really far, but when a team gets in the last eight you start smelling the semi-finals".

The Frenchman was absent during the part of Monday's training session observed by the media, but Mourinho said Pogba joined the workout after that and has not been completely ruled out. "It's kind of been sorted out but we're still talking about it so there is nothing to totally confirm yet", he said. "That's pretty much where I'm at".

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