Cape Town - Former
Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has come to the defence of the
team's style of play under Jose Mourinho, claiming that critics are just
The Red Devils won the Europa League to claim their place in the
Champions League, after Mourinho also won the EFL Cup in his first
season at the helm.
However, they were inconsistent in the Premier League, finishing
sixth, and were often criticised for playing unattractive football, but
Evra believes it's an unfair critique.
"This year they qualified for the Champions League and some people
said they did not play good football, but we are not in the circus," the
Frenchman told MUTV.
"They have been criticised a lot. A lot of people are jealous about
Man United so they just keep criticising, even when they win.
"If you want to enjoy football then, yes 2008 was great and
different, but people have to forget that and concentrate on this
current Manchester United team. That would be my message to the United