Manchester United has a difficult start to the season and is nine points behind City. Coach José Mourinho is under pressure and many are calling for the sacking of the Portuguese.
Since Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure in 2013, United has not won the championship and Mourinho is his third coach in five years.
They lost 0-1 to Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday night, threatening their chances of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
And Cantona is not satisfied with the club’s performance. “That’s how we play,” he said in an event reported by Republik of Mancunia.
“You can lose games, but you take risks. You lose to Juventus and they have 70% possession of the ball at Old Trafford. “
“Can you imagine it being possible with Ferguson on the bench? I am suffering. And I suffer even more when I see City playing so well. But I think kids need an example. “
“They need great players, creative football to identify with a player or a team. “
We see that Zidane, who was a former Real Madrid player, had never led a team before and he became Real Madrid coach. They gave him a chance explains Eric Cantona. It was the same with Guardiola for Barcelona. Antonio Conte at Juventus, Ancelotti at Milan. They were all old players, we gave them a chance and they won a lot. At United, they never give a chance to a player who knows the club from the inside, who knows the identity and philosophy of the club. They should give the chance to … I do not want people to think that I say that because I want to be the coach of Manchester United, “he continued.
Manchester United won the EFL Cup and Europa League under Mourinho, but did not win a trophy last season.