Jose Mourinho believes “people with a brain” should be able to see that Manchester United’s recent issues are a result of being in “transition”.
Although United have only failed to win four of their last 15 games across all competitions, performances have fallen well short of expectations.
The most striking failure in recent months was the 2-1 defeat at home to Sevilla in the Champions League round of 16 , a defeat which eliminated United from Europe’s elite competition.
Mourinho came in for significant criticism over United’s tactics in the wake of that defeat and he responded with a 12-minute tirade in his news conference before the 2-0 FA Cup win over Brighton.
Much of that rant focused on the expectations of United fans and Mourinho has again addressed the subject of supporters, saying he is convinced anyone with a “brain” should be able to see the team is in a state of flux.