Just hours after a report emerged that Mourinho would be sacked regardless of United´s result against Newcastle, his team were rocked at Old Trafford as they conceded two goals in the opening 10 minutes.
United face Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday having won only four of their first 10 games in all competitions. "Even if we don't score the last goal, the feeling would be a positive feeling because as I was saying, nobody can promise to win matches, but the professionals should promise to give everything and that's what they gave".
"It´s ridiculous talk to say they don´t play for the manager, they play for the club".
Mourinho has in turn come for stinging criticism from ex-players, with former United midfielder Paul Scholes accusing him of "embarrassing" the club.
Here are a few tweets from fans claiming that De Gea's actions in the first half are a sign that he wants Jose Mourinho out of Man United. "The whole football club of late has been embarrassing".
During Sky Sports' coverage of the Brighton and West Ham game on Friday, he said "there is something rotten to the core" at United.
Scheduled to kick-off at 5:30pm, Mourinho and his staff were said to arrive before 12:00pm this afternoon.
"I am 55 years old".
Une fille de Marine Le Pen agressée lors d'une bagarre à Nanterre
Sa fille "a l'air d'aller mais elle est, comme toute jeune fille confrontée à ce genre de choses, choquée". Selon le quotidien francilien, elle devrait elle aussi porter plainte dans la journée.
He adds: "I'm furious at thinking this has broken out".
The Glazer-led hierarchy at United has a long-held policy of not speaking publicly about club matters, however, and neither the Americans nor Woodward have been prepared to alter their stance, opting instead to operate a "business as usual" approach.
I go to London now and if it rains tomorrow in London then it is my fault.
"I would have wanted to have been in his shoes, but the guy is working really hard", Lukaku told MUTV.
Although Mr Jimenez helped Mr Ashley minimise the impact of the trouble, it again ruined the potential sale of Newcastle United Football Club that Mr Jimenez had lined up. It's an absolute disgrace.
"Because if this is true and it's broken the day before it's going to happen and he's going to be sacked after the game or at the weekend, it's an absolute disgrace".
Atsu hopes Newcastle United will pile compound the misery of fellow strugglers Manchester United.
"I think we have enough potential to do better than what we are doing in the Premier League", he said.