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Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has called for patience after recent criticism of Jose Mourinho's defensive tactics. "Everyone will be talking about this mistake but it's about the manager".

Mourinho's current deal expires in 2019, although it includes the option of keeping him at the club until at least 2020 and ahead of the match against Benfica the 54-year-old appeared to hint he was keen to extend his contract.

Though, in his post-match interview, there was one line that really caught the eye of some on social media.

"The mistakes will overshadow all the good bits he did out there", Gerrard said.

This most notable one from Paddy Power showcases times last season in which Mourinho chose to speak about injuries.

Mourinho instructed his players to put pressure on the stopper, who only turned 18 in August, from set pieces in the hope that he would make an error which might prove so very crucial.

While Mourinho's comments are the talking point today, some are still distraught over Marcus Rashford's injury.

"You want to win the game, or at least try not to lose the game and unfortunately that is the way football is going - when you get to these important games, you don't want to lose".

That sent some fans into meltdown with their boy wonder potentially looking at some time on the sidelines.

"Nine points in the Champions League, up there in the Premier League only second to City, so we're good at the moment".

Asked about Mourinho's comments after Chelsea's 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night, Conte had a message for the Manchester United manager.

"I never felt we could concede a goal and were solid defensively", he told BT Sport.

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