Jose Mourinho On The Lookout For Manchester United Mole

Jose Mourinho; football manager, agent provocateur and now super sleuth. The Manchester United boss is on the lookout for the mole who he believes leaked his starting XI against Chelsea.

After Saturday's draw with Chelsea Jose Mourinho once again finds himself in the midst of controversy and potentially another FA investigation following the moment he reacted to a Chelsea coach's celebration for Ross Barkley's equaliser.

It won't exactly be the first time that the Manchester United boss will face FA charges, heck it's not even the first time this month with the former Real Madrid boss still waiting for his hearing over swearing at the end of the Newcastle game.

Mourinho wasn't the instigator against Chelsea but he could still be investigated, along with Marco Ianni, following his reaction and the near fracas in the tunnel.

However those won't be the only investigations that Mourinho is involved in as he's set to start his own internal investigations at the club.

That's because, according to the Mail, the United boss was left annoyed when his starting XI for the Chelsea game was posted ahead of the announcement and he wants to find the mole that leaked the info.

Mourinho looks round training for a suspect. Image: PA Images
Mourinho looks round training for a suspect. Image: PA Images

The players were told the team on Friday with only players and coaching staff on the trip to London in the know but the team was seen on social media before the club announcement an hour before kick off.

It's not the first time recently that it's happened either with the starting XI also leaked onto social media ahead of the loss to West Ham at the end of last month.

Juan Mata starting on Saturday would have come as a surprise to most and the leak gave Maurizio Sarri time to plan his side for the inclusion of the former Chelsea player.

Mata played well at Stamford Bridge. Image: PA Images
Mata played well at Stamford Bridge. Image: PA Images

Mourinho's current charge with the FA for improper conduct came in the aftermath of the comeback win against Newcastle before the international break.

The former Real Madrid boss is accused of swearing at the camera as he walked to the tunnel but it required a lip reader and translator as he mouthed the words in Portuguese.

He awaits his punishment and at the same time has turned P.I in order to work out who is leaking his team news. Who will it be?

Ryan Sidle

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