You could have bet the house on something extraordinary from Mourinho on Friday. A 12-minute soliloquy was within the bounds of expectation because words are his weapon.
He was recently hailed as the best 21-year-old in world football by his manager Mauricio Pochettino, but some critics have branded him a cheat after two bookings for simulation this season.
United face a crunch FA Cup clash on Saturday just days after their dismal Champions League exit
Just eight sides remain in club football's oldest competition with some exciting ties on the cards – but there will be no replays
PETER CROUCH: It has not been easy to watch or read about the story that Jamie Carragher has been caught up in this week. I played for Liverpool and England with ‘Carra’ for a good few years.
United trail City by a massive 16 points in the Premier League, while Guardiola has already lifted the Carabao Cup and guided his team into the quarter-finals of the Champions League.