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TWITTER REACTION: Man Utd fans call for Mourinho axe following Sevilla comments

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has angered the club's supporters over comments he made in the post-match press conference following his side's exit from the Champions League on Tuesday night.

The Red Devils were beaten 2-0 at home by Sevilla in the last-16 round, courtesy of two goals from Wissam Ben Yedder.

Speaking after the match, Mourinho strangely connected United's loss to their past defeats against teams he'd managed, namely Porto and Real Madrid.

"It's not the end of the world. I sit in this chair twice in the Champions League and I knock out Man Utd at home, at Old Trafford," the Man United boss told reporters.

"I sit in this chair with Porto - Man Utd out - I sit in this chair with Real Madrid - Man Utd out... So I don't think it's something new for the club. Of course, being Manchester United manager and losing a Champions League tie at home is a delusion obviously."

And fans are not happy about what they perceive as a lack of respect for the club. Some have even gone as far to suggest Mourinho should quit…

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