United stars must deal with Jose Mourinho's outbursts, warns Deco

Deco insists Manchester United’s players need to ‘deal with’ Jose Mourinho’s public criticism if they want to stay at the club.

The Portuguese has taken his fiery, no-holds-barred approach to Old Trafford, which has been questioned. 

Luke Shaw got both barrels after being accused of failing to pick up his man when Watford scored in United’s surprise 3-1 defeat. 

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard were also singled out following the the Manchester derby defeat to City. 

But Deco, who played for Mourinho at Porto, said: ‘If you are playing at a club like Chelsea, United, Barcelona, Madrid — the big clubs — you need to be prepared to do your best. If you want to play at a high level you need to be able deal with everything.’