Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hit out at Frank de Boer following the Dutch manager’s comments about striker Marcus Rashford.
De Boer said it was a ‘pity’ that the England striker had to play under Mourinho, who he feels is too results driven.
The Portuguese manager responded by calling De Boer the ‘worst manager in the history of the Premier League’ after his failed spell with Crystal Palace.
De Boer had joined the Eagles in June 2017 but was sacked 10 weeks later with Palace having lost their first four league matches of the season without scoring a goal, making his the shortest reign of any manager in Premier League history – in terms of number of matches.
After Rashford scored both goals in United’s recent 2-1 defeat of Liverpool, the 47-year-old former Ajax and Inter boss criticised Mourinho’s handling of Rashford.
In response, the United boss said: ‘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.’
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