Rio Ferdinand expects Manchester United decision over Mourinho future

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes the club may have to make a decision on the future of Jose Mourinho following a poor start to the season.

United have opened the 2018/19 campaign in terrible form, having lost three games in seven which included a League Cup exit at the hands of Championship outfit Derby County.

Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to West Ham United further compounded matters for the under pressure Portuguese manager. It is the worst start to a season for the Red Devils since 1989/90.

Speaking to BT Sports, Ferdinand said: “There will be conversations at the top level about the future of the manager and the squad.

“The basics are not being done and something has to be said.”

“You can’t let a situation like this continue throughout the season – wars in the press, leaks, players on one side of the dressing room, Mourinho and his staff on the other. If that continues this will be one of the worst seasons in the club’s history.”

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