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Maybe I will get credit after 26th trophy: Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

London, November 5: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is tired of the lack of credit coming his way, pointing to his haul of 25 trophies as a reminder of his success.

While rival bosses have been praised this season, the Portuguese tactician is often criticised for his style.

Mourinho, whose team visit Chelsea on Sunday (November 5), said the 25-trophy mark was what managers needed to reach to be considered a success.

The United boss has already managed that total, while the likes of Pep Guardiola (21), Antonio Conte (six), Jurgen Klopp (five) and Mauricio Pochettino (none) are yet to do so.

"I think that probably 25 trophies is the line that people made about a successful manager," Mourinho said.

"For some managers, they still need to win one more trophy to reach that 25 level.

"Some others need 25 trophies to reach that level, some others need four, some others they need 12, some need 15, some need 24.

"I have 25 but I still want one more. So maybe when I win one more trophy than 25 I have a little bit of credit."

United are second in the Premier League, having scored 23 goals – a tally only bettered by unbeaten leaders Manchester City (35).

Source: OPTA

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    Story first published: Sunday, November 5, 2017, 9:00 [IST]
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