Mourinho hits back at 'worst manager in EPL history' De Boer - FCNaija

EPL By: Ambrose Udeme | 12/03/2018

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has responded to Frank de Boer's criticism of his handling of Marcus Rashford.

Rashford has had limited first-team opportunities under Mourinho this season, particularly following Alexis Sanchez's arrival from Arsenal in January, but the youngster grabbed his opportunity on Saturday by scoring twice against Liverpool.

Mourinho gets knocks over Rashford treatment - FCNaija

De Boer after the game praised Rashford and said insists it's is a "pity" the 20-year-old plays under Mourinho at Old Trafford - a comment that has now prompted an angry response from the United boss on Monday.

Mourinho labelled De Boer the "worst manager in the history of the Premier League.

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

"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.

"If he was coached by Frank, he would learn how to lose because he lost every game." said Mourinho, referring to De Boer's unsuccessful Premier League spell while in charge at Crystal Palace earlier this season as quoted in Sky Sports

Rashford will hope to retain his place in the starting line-up when United face Champions League opponents Sevilla in the second-leg of their last-16 tie at Old Trafford on Tuesday.