Manchester United offer Anthony Martial a new deal, with Jose Mourinho’s backing

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Burnley's relatively small squad side have been stretched by having to play six qualifying matches in the Europa League during July and August.

This win was Tottenham's third of the season and takes them up to second in the table, behind Liverpool on goal difference.

Mourinho won the League Cup and Europa League in his first season at United and finished second in the Premier League last season - albeit a record 19 points behind Manchester City.

Mourinho's latest appearance in front of the media on Friday saw him describe himself as "one of the greatest managers in the world", as well as citing philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola was asked on Friday whether he was surprised at the pressure Mourinho is now under, he said: "It's our job unfortunately".

The FC panel are cautiously optimistic of Manchester United's chances of advancing from Group H, indicating Jose Mourinho must fix their current problems fast.

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Jose Mourinho has come under intense scrutiny after his team were thrashed 3-0 at home by Tottenham just a week after losing 3-2 away at Brighton.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has no shortage of respect for Mourinho, who, as well as triumphing in the Premier League three times with Chelsea, has also won the top flight in Spain, Italy and Portugal, and the Champions League twice. He said: 'The truth is in the whole.

"We've got a really good group, a good group of hard workers and wonderful talents everywhere you look on the field. I will tell you then".

"At the final whistle as well, the way they were clapping the team was I think really respectful and really nice for us as players to receive after a disappointing result". It's a fantastic game to get rid of all that negativity around the club. "The quality of the managers I believe is when you get to that level, all the managers they are top, top managers". I think they'd be silly to sack him, it'd be awful but you've seen it before and I've seen it at Chelsea. "I'm sure we will eventually", he said.

"He played three very good matches and is not easy to play three very good matches when your team loses two of them", said Mourinho.

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