Jose Mourinho has vowed to drop several of Manchester United’s stars as he fumes over their lacklustre loss to West Bromwich Albion.
United crashed to a shock 1-0 home defeat against bottom of the table Albion on Sunday as Jay Rodriguez sealed the visitors’ first Premier League win in three months.
The limp performance gift-wrapped the Premier League title for arch rivals Manchester City and left United boss Mourinho seething.
He accused his players of resting on their laurels after beating City two weeks ago.
Now Mourinho will take action when he selects his team for Wednesday’s Premier League trip to Bournemouth and Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham at Wembley.
“Rotating is not the right word,” Mourinho said. “If I play a player against Bournemouth and the player is phenomenal, he plays the semi-final.
“So is not rotating, because rotating looks like a player that plays against Bournemouth is to give a rest to somebody that is going to play against Spurs in the semi-final.
“So, the word is not rotation, it is an opportunity for people, for some people to play…