'Worst manager in history of football' - Jose Mourinho scalds media at Man Utd presser
The Special One was in fine form this afternoon as he spoke with venom to his "friends in the media" ahead of Manchester United's crunch clash against Leicester City.
United welcome Leicester to Old Trafford for a 12.30pm kick-off tomorrow.
On being asked his first question, Mourinho first took a second to say "hello to my friends in the media".
Quizzed on how hard it will be for Claudio Ranieri's team to retain the Premier League title, the Portuguese coach referenced clubs that have achieved the feat.
That list consists of the club now managed by Mourinho, who have managed an incredible six retentions of the trophy since the competitions inception in 1992, and Chelsea - under Mourinho in the 2005/06 season.
Speaking about those triumphs, Mourinho references the Chelsea boss of the time as the "worst manager in the history of football":
This is another tongue-lashing for those Mourinho dubbed "Football Einsteins" in criticising him following United's poor run of form.
The United boss also revealed that the France attacker will take no part in the fixture:
Jose Mourinho has revealed Anthony Martial is unavailable for Saturday's Premier League game against Leicester at Old Trafford. #MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 23, 2016
Martial was taken off after 37 minutes of the Red Devils' tie against Watford last Sunday after suffering a head injury before the problem was exacerbated by a Miguel Britos challenge which floored the United forward.
However, concussion is thought not to be the reason Martial will not play tomorrow:
Concussion is not the reason for Martial's absence tomorrow. The culprit - heavy bruising to the calf and ankle. #MUFC— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) September 23, 2016