Despite a relative up turn in fortunes recently, Manchester United sunk to their first ever loss at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League today.
— arunbelur (@arun_belur) February 13, 2016
The Red Devils are now six points off the top four and look increasingly unlikely to reach the Champions League next season, barring a win in the Europa League.
— RED DEVILS CLUB (@_RedDevilsClub) February 13, 2016
Why not get Jose Mourinho in now? Give him 2-3 months to judge his players before spending big in the window? I don't get it. #mufc
— MilanOpieWinston (@RealDeviation2) February 13, 2016
Manager Louis van Gaal has faced intense criticism surrounding his position in charge of the Red Devils, with every loss seemingly spelling an end to his tenure.
— Luke Frost (@LukeFrost4) February 13, 2016
More than 20 years supporting united never complained about our coach,even moyes….but this LVG so sucks!!!…so bring JOSE MOURINHO #MUFC!
— Lucky Luciano (@gentle_badboy) February 13, 2016
Though he’s survived thus far, the daunting figure of Jose Mourinho appears to loom over Old Trafford.
— Deon_Pillay (@Deon_Pillay7) February 13, 2016
There is mounting speculation that the former Chelsea and Real Madrid chief will be handed the reins at the Theatre of Dreams at the end of the season.
— Ian Cullen (@nellucnaI) February 13, 2016
While the controversial 52-year old has divided opinion, the loss in the North East earlier has seen fans on Twitter clamour for his arrival.