JOSE MOURINHO is the BEST manager in world football.
That’s the shock claim from Arsenal legend Tony Adams about the Manchester United boss.
Mourinho is under big pressure at Old Trafford after a nightmare start to the season.
United are out of the title race and face an uphill battle to even finish in the Premier League top four.
Despite that miserable outlook, Adams is adament Mourinho is still the man to beat.
“It’s a huge club,” Adams said of United on BT Sport.
“He’s still got a lot of players from previous managers. It takes time, it takes time to adjust.
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“I think he’s the business. I think Mourinho’s the best in the game. Absolutely, without doubt.
“But he does seems to be struggling here for one reason or another.
“I think he’s the business. I think Mourinho’s the best in the game. Absolutely, without doubt”
“He’s always set his stall out, he gets a good defence, he gets a good goalkeeper, he had soldiers and he hasn’t found that here.
“Going back to his Real Madrid days, it was the first club that he’d been to where he didn’t get on with the players and it’s looking like it’s happening here.
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“You speak to Inter Milan players, to Chelsea players that played under him, they love him, absolutely they would do anything for him.
“You speak to Real Madrid and a few Man United bits and pieces going on, there’s not that same affection.
“I think he’s really struggled to find a firm base here, defensively for sure.
“He’s not set his stall out and there’s no resilience, I see no resiliency at United.”
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Arsenal take on United at Old Trafford tonight – and ESPN pundit Craig Burley is backing Unai Emery’s men to twist the knife into the struggling hosts.
“Arsenal have been great, I’m actually going to go for Arsenal (to win),” said Burley.
“I’ve just been so impressed by what Unai Emery has done in a short period of time.
“He’s integrated his way of playing so far.
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“I’m going to go for them to pile more misery on Jose Mourinho.”
Manchester United vs Arsenal ended in a 2-2 thriller.