Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has given boss Jose Mourinho a vote of confidence.
After a disappointing 2018-2019 start to the season, Mourinho’s job has been under the spotlight, in a negative manner.
“Everyone at the club is working tirelessly to add to Manchester United’s 66 and Jose’s 25 trophies,” Woodward said, according to ESPN FC.
“That is what our passionate fans and our history demands. It’s easy to get caught up in the game-by-game fluctuations of our season but I would like to take this opportunity to take a step back and look at the bigger picture.
“We are the biggest sports team in the world as measured by number of fans. We know that position is one that requires continued investment to maintain. Our board, our investors and everyone at the club are aligned with the fans about what we need to do on the pitch, and that is to win trophies. It is one of the reasons we hired Jose Mourinho and we have already won three with him.”
Woodward admitted that the club is finding the transfer market “increasingly competitive