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Do you think Zidane would get more out of the current United team than Mourinho does?

"If you want the truth, I think it was honestly horrendous", Shaw said.

Zidane was anxious that Mourinho believed that he was orchestrating a move to replace him in the dugout at United.

The match is the first of two consecutive Champions League home games for United with Juventus visiting Old Trafford on 23 October.

"The leaders are the players who are not scared to play".

Mourinho was also asked if he had spoken to Ed Woodward amid speculation he could lose his job.

United's reverse, which came hot on the heels of their midweek Carabao Cup exit at the hands of Derby, means the Red Devils have their joint-lowest points total in Premier League history at this stage of the season. It's all of us, everybody has a role to play.

Frank Lampard says Jose Mourinho is "a big boy", but admits he feels for his former boss as the Manchester United manager comes under increasing fire at Old Trafford.

United greats Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes called into question the players' attitude at West Ham, but the Portuguese said he will continue to believe they are honest until someone goes on record admitting to anything else.

"Games like this we should be dominating, creating chances, showing people why we deserve to play for Man United and that didn't happen today".

United now look far from contenders, but they can take a huge step towards the last 16 by moving six points clear of Valencia in Group H on Tuesday.

"The performance on the pitch, in my opinion, is the effect of many factors - of many factors".

"Everyone who started the game wants to do better for himself, and after that it's better for the team".

Watch Manchester United v Valencia live on RTÉ2 from 7pm on Tuesday and follow our live blog on RTE Sport Online and the News Now App. "No excuses. As players we weren't good enough".

He was then reportedly admonished by Mourinho in front of his team-mates for his poor form and was the only outfield player who travelled to London for the West Ham debacle left out of the matchday squad.

Valencia have lost each of their last four Champions League games, their worst ever streak in the competition.