Video: Manchester United fans give Jose Mourinho some advice

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho waves to the fans

Jose Mourinho's start to life as Manchester United manager hasn't quite gone to plan.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho waves to the fans

Sitting in sixth place and nine points behind the leaders cannot have been how Jose Mourinho expected his tenure at Manchester United to begin. The Special One has brought in world class players like Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but has seen his Red Devils struggle to keep up with the rest of the pack after 12 games.

Mourinho is already a man under pressure at Manchester United, but what advice would the fans give their manager if they had the chance to sit down with the Premier League winner? We went to Old Trafford to find out.

It is clear to see that the Manchester United support still have faith in Mourinho, who has looked a shadow of the man he was during the glory days at Chelsea.

This is arguably Mourinho's biggest ever job, tasked with rebuilding a club that has never recovered from Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement, and for that, a lot of fans have sympathy for their manager.

Manchester United manager Jose MourinhoManchester United manager Jose Mourinho

"He's fixing Van Gaal's mess," one fan said.

While the Manchester United fans were quick to grow tired of David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, there appears to be a willingness to give the Special One time, with many supporters offering words of encouragement that could help him get his and the club's season back on track.

Like one fan preached, be true to yourself, Jose, and the good times could return to Old Trafford.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reacts after a penalty is not awarded to his teamManchester United manager Jose Mourinho reacts after a penalty is not awarded to his team

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