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Watch: Jamie Carragher's Very Different Opinion Of Mourinho's Mangement Of Mkhitaryan

Watch: Jamie Carragher's Very Different Opinion Of Mourinho's Mangement Of Mkhitaryan
By Gavin Cooney

Manchester United are currently 1-0 up against a pretty feeble Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford, with the goal coming through Henrikh Mkhitaryan - the first Armenian to score in the Premier League.

It also means that in his last game and a half, Mkhitaryan has hit two goals and conjured the same number of assists, with his direct running and pace transforming United into a far more potent outfit.

His influence has been such that much is made of Jose Mourinho's management of him: in the team at the beginning of the season, he was hauled off after an insipid display in the Manchester derby, and he was left out of squads for weeks as United toiled.

So with Mkhitaryan now contributing to a much more fluid United in the last couple of weeks, questions will inevitably be asked as to why Mourinho hasn't had him in the team consistently.

While many are asking that question, Jamie Carragher took the opposite approach, believing that Mourinho deserves some credit for managing Mkhitaryan's introduction to English football. Watch below:

Carragher tweeted afterwards, cognisant of the fact he doesn't dole out praise to United willingly:

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