Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked by the Football Association to provide his observations on comments he made ahead of last weekend’s derby against
Mourinho has until 6pm on December 18 to respond to the request, relating to comments made on December 8, two days before the match which City won 2-1 at Old Trafford. An FA statement did not specify which particular remarks were of interest, although Mourinho said in a press conference that it only takes a “little bit of wind” to knock City’s players over.
The Portuguese also accused City of committing ‘tactical fouls’ to shut down counter-attacks from opposing teams. In his pre-match press conference, Mourinho said: ”They are a good team. ‘They defend well, they react well to the moment they lose the ball.