Jose Mourinho retains Manchester United backing despite dismal start

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After getting destroyed by Tottenham at home on Monday and then lashing at out the media by demanding respect, it appears as if Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's job is safe for now.

It is the first time since 1992 that United have lost two of their first three matches of a Premier League season. He became angry in his postmatch press conference, incensed that he wasn't receiving enough respect from the journalists in attendance.

Yet, Mourinho surely knows United is in a hole.

"We've just got to start taking our chances and I am sure we will start winning more games".

It's the first time that Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has tasted victory at the Theatre of Dreams after four straight losses without scoring a goal.

Tottenham grew into the game and then exploded into life in the second half with three goals, the first coming on 50 minutes from the head of Harry Kane.

Also of concern must be the inconsistent displays of his two marquee players, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez.

"They have the quality, they just have to keep pushing", former Manchester United and England global Rooney told CNN Sport's Patrick Snell.

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A strong defense has been the foundation for most of the successful teams Mourinho has managed down the years. "I've said what I need to say, and I won't say another word about that".

But Martial is not to Mourinho's taste and although he can no longer replace the forward, the Manchester United manager still wants the player sold before the transfer window across Europe closes on Friday.

His dark mood has continued into the season.

The 55-year-old was under enormous pressure to deliver a result at Old Trafford following a shambolic performance against Brighton and Hove Albion the weekend before.

It is hard to see this United team challenging for the title but there is a real danger that their poor start could turn into a much a deeper slump.

Only two other current managers in the Premier League have won titles in English's top flight: Manchester City's Pep Guardiola, who won last season's title with the club, and West Ham's Manuel Pelligrini, who won the 2013-14 premiership title with Manchester City.

"There are many circumstances that can affect this and it is not always under our control".

United's defensive wall is cracking.

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