Ex-Man Utd winger Sharpe: Mourinho doesn’t belong at Old Trafford

Former Manchester United winger Lee Sharpe doesn’t want to see Jose Mourinho appointed manager.

Several reports indicate the Portuguese has signed a pre contract with United and will take over club proceedings in the summer if Van Gaal leaves, however, Sharpe feels ex-teammate Ryan Giggs deserves a chance. 

“I really don’t want Jose Mourinho in charge,” he told talkSPORT.

“As entertaining as he is, and as good as he is, I just don’t think his teams are Manchester United teams.

“He plays to spoil rather than to go out and win and let people express themselves and I think Ryan Giggs would do that. I think Giggsy would be perfect.

“Giggsy is perfect for the job. Manchester United need someone who knows the club and knows the way they should be playing and that has a camaraderie with the fans and he’s got all that.

“I know it’s a risk because he’s a brand new manager and he’s still young, but he’s worked under the best. He’s been under Sir Alex Ferguson, he’s seen David Moyes there, who was a bit of a tactician, and now he’s seen Louis van Gaal there for a couple of years.

“I think he’s got plenty of experience, plenty of knowledge and plenty of know-how to have a proper go at it.”

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