Cape Town - Manchester United midfielder
Nemanja Matic has assured everyone connected with the club that Jose Mourinho
and the entire squad are doing their best to improve.
The Red Devils have endured a difficult
start to the season, which has put Mourinho under immense pressure as rumours
circulate of his potential exit.
After a respectable start to their Premier
League campaign, United were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Wolves before a
shock 3-1 defeat at West Ham. Prior to the Irons clash, they were also
eliminated from the EFL Cup by Derby, who won a penalty shootout at Old
An uninspiring goalless draw at home
against Valencia in the UEFA Champions League heaped further pressure on
Mourinho and his players. They responded with a 3-2 comeback victory over
Newcastle at home, but it appears to have only papered over the cracks.
However, Matic is adamant everyone is doing
their utmost to turn the club's fortunes around.
"The manager is trying to turn this
[around], he is trying to make the team stronger and ready for the next
challenge," the Serbia international said.
"I can say that in the club everyone
is giving his best to do better for the team.
"It's very hard but this is football,
this is life. For sure, everyone wants to do better. We know that we didn't
play well the last couple of games. Everyone is trying to resolve this
After the international break it doesn’t
get any easier for the Red Devils as they travel to Chelsea and Manchester City
before back-to-back Champions League encounters against Juventus.