VIDEO: Jose Mourinho Jokingly Warmed Up on the Touchline as Eric Bailly Limped Off Against Swansea

Alex Gidden

​Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho may have done his fair share of moaning throughout the season, but even his most ardent critics will sympathise with him as his team's injury crisis continues to be a major obstacle. 

With the Red Devils already down to the bare minimum, they suffered further setbacks during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Swansea as defenders Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly both limped off with injuries in either half. 


They now look set to join the likes of Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcus Rojo on the sidelines, but despite the worsening crisis, Mourinho appears to have retained his sense of humour after he was caught sharing a joke with Swansea manager Paul Clement during the match. 

Having seen Bailly join Shaw in the injury room, the Portuguese was caught on camera pretending to warm up as his players continued to drop down like flies.

Such is United's extraordinary bad luck when it comes to fitness issues, Mourinho was able to see the funny side as he  insinuated  that he would have to join his team on the field if the injuries keep on mounting up. 

Despite his jovial response on the touchline, the Red Devils boss was less optimistic after the match, when he claimed that Shaw was likely to be out with a 'big' injury. 

He told the ​BBC:  "I think Luke Shaw's must be a big injury, because to leave the pitch after nine minutes, I am expecting a very big injury.

"At the moment, we can walk from the bed to the toilet and break a leg."

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