Manchester United players and staff have reportedly been debating on the future of manager Jose Mourinho in the aftermath of Saturday’s disappointing defeat to West Ham United.
According to the Daily Mirror, the club’s players and staff believe that the self-acclaimed special one could be sacked by the end of this week.
The pressure on the former Inter Milan and FC Porto manager has skyrocketed following the manner in which his team meekly succumbed to a 3-1 defeat in their latest league game against the Hammers on Saturday afternoon.
West Ham raced into a two-goal lead at halftime through goals from Felipe Anderson and Victor Lindelof (own goal).
Substitute Marcus Rashford pulled one back for the Red Devils before controversial forward Marko Arnautovic wrapped up the victory for the Hammers.
The result is coming on the back of two unimpressive outings against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Derby County at Old Trafford.
Manchester United and Wolves ended in a disappointing 1-1 draw before the Red Devils were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Derby County on penalties after both sides played 2-2 at the end of regulation time.
Mourinho’s position has not been helped by his public fallout with star midfielder Paul Pogba leading to rumours that Zinedine Zidane will replace him as Manchester United manager.