Nemanja Matic gets drunk Jose Mourinho as he responds to ridicule from Arsenal fans with a gesture of three league titles after being taken off during Manchester United’s miserable defeat at the Emirates Stadium
- Nemanja Matic set up Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal in Man Utd’s loss to Arsenal
- The Serb has won two Premier League titles with Chelsea and one title in Portugal
- And when he was hardened by Arsenal fans on the bench, Matic pointed out that fact
- The episode was reminiscent of a press conference from Jose Mourinho in 2018
- REPORT: Man Utd suffer a huge blow against the four best hopes with defeat at Arsenal
Manchester United’s Nemanja Matic could not help himself when he reacted to the spout from Arsenal fans on Saturday with a gesture of three league titles, reminiscent of his former boss Jose Mourinho.
Matic started the 3-1 loss at Arsenal at the Emirates and set up Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal, which seemed to give United a route back into the match.
Still with chances and a penalty kick denied in the second half, United fell to their fourth Premier League defeat away in a row, and after being replaced by Marcus Rashford in the 77th minute, Serbian midfielder Matic reacted to crochet from nearby home supporters on the bench. .
Manchester United’s Nemanja Matic could not resist when he reacted to a mouthful
Matic and United fell to their fourth Premier League defeat in a row away from home
Matic pointed at himself and then lifted three fingers before pointing at the followers while forming a zero with his fingers.
The 33-year-old won two Premier League titles in his time with Chelsea, while also winning a Primeira Liga title in Portugal with Benfica in 2013-14.
During that period, Arsenal have not won a league title, with their last triumph in the Premier League in the famous 2003-04 Invincibles season.
The episode was extremely reminiscent of Matics’ former manager at both Stamford Bridge and Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho.
Following a loss to Tottenham in August 2018 while at United manager, the Portuguese manager lifted three fingers at his post-match press conference.
Jose Mourinho came out and fought in 2018 after a defeat as United boss against Tottenham
He pointed out that he has won three Premier League titles, more than other 19 bosses combined
Mourinho said: ‘Do you know what the result was? 3-0. But what this [three fingers] also means?
‘It also means three Premier Leagues and I won more alone than the other 19 managers combined. Me three, the two of them. So respect, respect, respect «.
United’s loss on Saturday was a huge blow to their top four chances – with four games left to play, they are now six points behind the Gunners, who have one game in hand.