Ian Wright: What I really think of Liverpool FC under Jurgen Klopp

Ian Wright: What I really think of Liverpool FC under Jurgen Klopp

"I read something, some quote from the worst manager in the history of the Premier League, Frank De Boer - seven matches, seven defeats, zero goals".

Meanwhile, Mourinho hit back at criticism of his management of young Rashford from former Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer, who suggested the striker might do better at another club.

Rashford scored twice in his first Premier League start of 2018 as United edged out Liverpool 2-1 on Saturday, but Mourinho still substituted the 20-year-old England forward 20 minutes from time as he looked to make the game safe. "If he was coached by Frank, he would learn how to lose because he lost every game". In the first half, the game gave us the opportunity to be direct, fast and score goals, more than we did. Where he was saying that it is not good for Marcus Rashford to have a coach like me because the most important thing for me is to win. "He wants to get results".

Liverpool had more possession and did more with the ball than United, but against a Jose Mourinho side having more possession and doing more with the ball often doesn't end up with three points given the Portuguese manager's tactical tendencies.

It wasn't pretty, but they set up to frustrate Liverpool and capitalise on their weaknesses, and the final scoreline says that worked-leaving Liverpool and Klopp a day or two to get over their annoyance and then get to work on showing they can bounce back. He's a player, he's very young, he needs games, but he's so talented.


Rashford is far from an automatic starter at Manchester United, though, with Alexis Sanchez, Juan Mata and Anthony Martial providing stiff competition.

Oh dear. Mourinho was never going to take those comments lightly and considering De Boer only managed four games before he was sacked - with no points or no goals - he brought a rubber hammer to a gunfight.

"We needed to try to break them down but it wasn't good enough". He plays for United many matches, he starts some comes from the bench for others.

Rashford has made 93 appearances since Mourinho took over from Van Gaal in 2016.

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