Jose Mourinho is not the right manager for Manchester United, according to former Red Devils forward Eric Cantona, who believes the club should have appointed Pep Guardiola instead.
United have endured a stuttering start to the season, and have already lost to Brighton and Tottenham, conceding three times in each game.
Cantona, who won four Premier League titles during his time at Old Trafford, believes that United will continue to win trophies despite their early-season struggles, but he has not warmed to the style of play employed by Mourinho.
“It’s not so good,” he told the Daily Mail. “But it is early in the season… too early to tell. Manchester United is a great club and will always be great. They will win things, I know they will.
“But the way they play? Not good. The manager has them playing the wrong way for the fans. No fun, no creativity.
“I like Mourinho. He has a good personality but not for United – they should have Guardiola as coach. He should be there, but he is doing magic with that other club. The club I cannot name.”
Guardiola, of course, led City on a record-breaking season last term, as they racked up 100 points in the Premier League en route to the title.