Manchester United arrive at Old Trafford on time ahead of Champions League clash with Young Boys… but Jose Mourinho rocks up on his own
- Manchester United turned up late to last two home Champions League games
- Sportsmail understands United used a different route to the stadium this time
- The Red Devils left their hotel at 6pm and arrived at 6:29pm on Tuesday evening
Manchester United turned up on time for their Champions League clash against Young Boys but Jose Mourinho travelled separately in a people carrier.
The Premier League side’s last two midweek home European matches had seen them arrive late after they were caught in the traffic chaos gripping Manchester.
On the first occasion, kick-off for United’s match with Valencia was delayed and the club were fined.
Jose Mourinho rocked up on his own to Old Trafford ahead of Man United against Young Boys
The United bus turned up on time at 6:29pm ahead of the European clash at Old Trafford
They subsequently switched from a city centre hotel to the nearby Hilton Garden Inn, at Old Trafford cricket ground, for their fixture with Juventus.
However, further issues saw manager Mourinho disembark and complete the short journey on foot.
United stayed at the same hotel ahead of Tuesday’s match but Sportsmail understands they used a different route to the stadium this time. They left at 6pm and arrived at 6.29pm.
After hearing the news Mourinho turned up on his own, Paul Scholes called him a ‘lonely man’
And following news that Mourinho arrived on his own at Old Trafford, Paul Scholes labelled the Portuguese boss a ‘lonely man’.
The former United midfielder told BT Sport: ‘He seems like a lonely man at the minute. The man stuck in the moment at the minute.
‘He seems a little bit alone. The way his team his playing seems to back that up as well.’