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Watch: Jose Mourinho Couldn’t Resist Having A Pop Off Arsene Wenger After Hull Defeat

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The way in which Jose Mourinho can deflect attention away from his team would make even Donald Trump blush.

Like the newly elected American president, Mourinho has the ability to turn the glare of the media away from obvious faults and create a whole new news story with a perfectly planted moment of controversy.

Before any members of the media had the opportunity to write an analytical response to Manchester United’s defeat at the hands of Hull City in the League Cup, Mourinho changed the news cycle by giving a very brief 30-second interview on Sky Sports.

However, what the interview lacked in length, it made up for in substance, after Mourinho took a none too subtle swipe at Arsene Wenger.

The Arsenal boss faces a disciplinary hearing after appearing to push fourth official, Anthony Taylor, during Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Hull last weekend.

The incident is an obvious embarrassment for Wenger, who now faces the possibility of a lengthy touchline ban.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok-9OtyCjoI

As someone who seems to revel in Wenger’s misery, Mourinho couldn’t resist taking a swipe at the Arsenal boss, while also deflecting attention away from his own side’s disappointing performance.

I don’t want to say anything else, it’s enough, I’m calm, I behaved on the bench, no send off, no punishment, so no more words.

A brilliant response from the master of spin. Watch the brilliant 30-second interview below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IenWlCnpwoU

Alan Drumm, Pundit Arena

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Author: The PA Team

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