The fall-out is no surprise under Mourinho as the man is historically known for famously falling out with the players under him.
So it comes down to this: Can Jose Mourinho ever produce the exciting and successful Manchester United side that fans crave? I like that perspective but I don't agree totally: (it) is all of us, everybody in the club has a role to play.
From the selection of personas available to him in times of alleged crisis, José Mourinho chose the sunny, upbeat one for the press conference ahead of the Champions League meeting with Valencia that could, theoretically, turn into his last game in charge.
Scholes 'surprised' Mourinho remained in job, says manager is 'embarrassing' club
The latest of which came at the London Stadium on Saturday, where West Ham ran out 3-1 winners over the Red Devils. Jose Mourinho has set a new unwanted record for the longest time without a home win in his senior coaching career.
"They should be right at the top and if you actually look at the top, people may say the smaller teams do a lot of running because they don't have the ball".
Pushed further on the squad's attitude, Mourinho added: "I think that some care more than others", while refusing to name names.
Mourinho is reportedly on the verge of losing his job at Old Trafford after a subdued start to the 2018/19 season and several fallouts with prominent first-team stars. "Everyone is trying to give more and hopefully Valencia will be a chance to show that". "I don't believe any player goes onto the pitch and doesn't try".
"There's no way that the previous game you've played can have anything to do with this game coming up". "You need your leaders on the pitch, the ones who are not scared to play".
Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States.