Twitter was full of Manchester United fans sharpening their knives for manager Jose Mourinho on Sunday as his side dropped points in humiliating style at Brighton.
Mourinho has been the Red Devils boss since he replaced Louis van Gaal in May 2016, but many now think it’s time he moved on.
Fans were furious after seeing Brighton race into a 3-1 half-time lead through goals from Glenn Murray, Shane Duffy and Pascal Gross, who scored from the penalty spot after a foul by Eric Bailly.
Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba scored consolation goals for United who lost 3-2.
Many of United’s players performed poorly, including Lukaku despite his goal.
But none of them copped as much stick on social media as Mourinho.
One fan wrote simply: “We have to get Mourinho out”. Others were less polite.
If United were to sack Mourinho it would not be a cheap transaction.
Mourinho is under contract until 2020 so United would have to spend a fortune paying him off.
The Special One is no stranger to a meaty pay-off, having been sacked twice by Chelsea in the past.
Bailly is normally our best defender. He is having a shocker. As is the whole team. Brighton if they want could run riot. We have to get mourinho out. The players don’t want to play for him. Already. This is gonna be a long season
— Cameron Sutherland (@Cameron48916923) August 19, 2018
Get mourinho out this club. So many wasted talent due to his lack of passion ? #PremierLeague
— Niall Parker ??????? (@NiallParker09) August 19, 2018
Absolute dogshit from United. The quicker we get rid of Mourinho the better, if we drag this disaster out the until Christmas we’ll end up 7th.
— Whisky Apocalypse (@WhiskyApocalyps) August 19, 2018
Enough is enough, get mourinho out and get Zidane in please ??
— Danny Jones (@dannymufc1996) August 19, 2018
Had enough of mourinho and this brand of football. Slow, predictable and boring. I’m ready for a change even if we get out this match with something. #mufc
— Harris ? (@IsItSafeYet) August 19, 2018
We literally haven’t created a single chance 64 minutes in and now we’re playing Van Gaal ball with Fellaini. Get Mourinho the fuck out
— Nolesy (@mikeutdforever) August 19, 2018
Get mourinho out my club like now
— Olofinjane Kayode Sempah (@yxng_pogs) August 19, 2018
— #AfricanMonk (@DjLamarKe) August 19, 2018
#BRIMUN pains me to say this but Jose Mourinho has to leave. We can’t continue this way.
— OluFunmilola (@funmix77) August 19, 2018