Rooney says Ronaldo and Messi will not succeed in the circumstances Man United stars found themselves under Mourinho
He added that the Portuguese football manager had clash with some players because of his strict instructions
Jose Mourinho was replaced at Manchester United by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who has been impressive Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has admitted that the duo of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo won’t play their best if their coaches should give them strict instructions.
These two players are arguably known as the best football stars for the past nine years considering their achievements while playing for their clubs.
The Red Devils were not impressive under Jose Mourinho which forced the club’s board to throw him out in which reports claimed that some players were not happy under the Portuguese.
Rooney has now explained that even the world best players will struggle under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. “I think if you take Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi and tell them you have to play here, you have to do this, you have to that, they aren’t going to be the same players,” Rooney told ESPN.
Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who replaced Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford has been impressive since he came on board winning all his first six games.
Earlier, The Premier League giants Manchester United appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjær as their new manager until the end of the ongoing 2018/19 Premier League season.
The 45-year-old Norwegian football manager replaces former manager Jose Mourinho who was thrown out of the club because of poor results. He has been joined by Mike Phelan as first-team coach, together with Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna this season at Old Trafford.