Liverpool FC legend Graeme Souness brutally shut down after criticising Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

Liverpool FC legend Graeme Souness brutally shut down after criticising Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

McCarthy delivers brilliant response to Souness dig at Jose

Graeme Souness usually reserves his Man Utd criticism for Paul Pogba but he targeted Jose Mourinho on Wednesday night

Graeme Souness was brutally taken down by Mick McCarthy after the former Liverpool international criticised Jose Mourinho for his celebrations in Turin.

The former Liverpool boss was on punditry duties for Virgin Media Ireland as United came from a goal down to dramatically win in Turin

Graeme Souness gets taken down by Mick McCarthy after Jose Mourinho criticism

Manchester United scored two goals in the last five minutes against Juventus to come from a goal down to win 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

8 hours ago Mick McCarthy sets Graeme Souness straight after José Mourinho criticism 315 Shares Robert Redmond “He couldve caused a riot.” Jose Mourinho taunted the Juventus supporters after Manchester United came from behind to record an unlikely victory in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

The controversy came when Mourinho came onto the pitch at the final whistle and cupped his ear at the Italian club’s support.

On the incident, Mourinho said in the post-match press conference: “I didnt offend anyone at the end, I just made a gesture that I wanted to hear them louder.

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“I probably shouldnt have done it, and with a cool head I wouldnt have done it, but with my family insulted, including my Inter family, I reacted like this.”

After Cristiano Ronaldo had given Juventus the lead, United mounted a remarkable comeback in the final five minutes. Juan Mata guided his free-kick over the Juventus wall and past Wojciech Szczesny.

Former Republic of Ireland boss McCarthy was in the Virgin Media Ireland studio with Souness to watch and analyse the match.

When asked what he thought of Mourinho’s actions, Souness said: “He could have caused a riot!”

However, McCarthy chose not to continue the criticism, but instead rounded on Souness, he said: “I don’t think you or I can sit here and pontificate on Jose Mourinho when you’ve stuck a flag in the middle of the pitch in Turkey.”

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