Mourinho received a timely phone call from arguably the game’s greatest ever player – Argentina, Barcelona and Napoli great Diego Maradona in a boost to lift his spirits.
@josemourinho: after a great perfomance but a bad result i had a phone call from king diego..gracias amigo.with you,with my family,with other friends,with my players and with utd amazing supporters…monday i will be ready again!!!
After being held to their third consecutive Premier League draw at home, United are sixth in the table, eight points adrift of Liverpool and Manchester City.
United next face Feyenoord in the Europa League on Thursday, before hosting struggling West Ham on Sunday.