Newcastle United manager Rafael Benítez. Photograph: David Klein/Reuters

José Mourinho’s often stark candour won few hearts and minds at Manchester United but Rafael Benítez believes his own brand of brutal honesty can help(...)

Jose Mourinho makes a point of applauding the fans after the 3-0 home defeat to Spurs at Old Trafford.  Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

“From a tactical point of view, we didn’t lose,” said José Mourinho, which must have come as a tremendous relief to the thousands of Manchester United(...)

Manchester United managerJosé Mourinho and Paul Pogba following his substitution in the Premier League game against   Leicester City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

José Mourinho has claimed to be enjoying his strongest ever working relationship with Paul Pogba, with the Manchester United manager praising the Fran(...)

 England’s Phil Jones  goes down  during the  friendly  against  Germany at Wembley  on November 10th. Photograph:   Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

José Mourinho has made clear his frustration at the England setup’s handling of Phil Jones after revealing the defender had been given six local anaes(...)

Luke Shaw has played in just 14 games for Manchester United this season. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images.

José Mourinho believes Luke Shaw has the potential to be Manchester United’s first-choice left-back despite leaving him out of six of the past seven m(...)

 Henrikh Mkhitaryan has not played for Manchester United since being taken off at half-time in the English Premier League defeat to Manchester City on September 10th. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty.

José Mourinho has said Henrikh Mkhitaryan needs more time to adapt to the intensity of the Premier League but will ultimately prove himself at Manch(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho says they  are in talks about a possible week-long trip  abroad after final Premiership game against Sunderland on May 24th. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Chelsea are considering a post-season tour, possibly to Japan, which will potentially alarm those national federations who have players at the London (...)

A diving Joe Hart can’t keep out Ashley Barnes’s equaliser for Burnley against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. The goal meant City failed to record a club record 10th consecutive victory. Photograph: Getty Images

Manuel Pellegrini accused Manchester City of complacency after allowing a two-goal half-time lead over Burnley to slip as the champions missed the ch(...)

 Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj goes past Chelsea’s  Cesc Fabregas  during the  Premier League match at Old Trafford.  Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

José Mourinho-Louis van Gaal contest ends with honours evenThis was a chance to discover how adept Louis van Gaal remained at the club management game(...)