Jose Mourinho tells Ander Herrera to explain himself after Man United’s loss to Huddersfield

Jose Mourinho was not very impressed by Ander Herrera's remarks after Manchester United's loss to Huddersfield

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: UEFA / Handout

Jose Mourinho asked Ander Herrera to explain himself after Manchester United’s shock 2-1 loss to Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

The Red Devils suffered a surprise defeat by the newly-promoted team as they lost their first Premier League game of the new campaign.

Manchester United struggled to break down the resilient home side as goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre put Huddersfield 2-0 up in the first half.

Marcus Rashford pulled a goal back for the visitors after the break but the Red Devils were not able to find an equaliser as they crashed to a surprise defeat.

Speaking at his post-match news conference after the game, Mourinho referenced comments he heard from Herrera – and he was not best pleased by the Spaniard’s remarks.

Mourinho said: “I heard Ander Herrera in the flash interviews said the attitude and desire was poor, oh my God.

“When a player thinks that then I think all players should go to the press conference and explain why because I can’t explain.

“It concerns me of course. If it happened today then why can’t it happen tomorrow?”

Manchester United must now dust themselves down as they look to get back to winning ways in the Premier League.

The Red Devils will host Tottenham Hotspur in their next game at Old Trafford next weekend as they look to get their campaign back on track.

The surprise defeat left Manchester United five points behind leaders Tottenham in the race for the Premier League title.

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