Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho before the match Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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It was only a decade ago, after all, that United were winning the Champions League and three straight Premier League titles.So, the manner of United's 1-0 loss to Juventus in the Champions League and the nature of Jose Mourinho's comments after Tuesday's match were stark reminders of just how far the team has fallen."Since the draw," he said, "we knew it would be a fight with the Valencia for the second position". They were remarkable remarks from the manager of a club as huge as United, and it felt like Mourinho's team took that inferiority complex into the game against Juventus."A bit far," Mourinho said, when asked how far United was behind Juventus.Mourinho said his team, essentially, was no longer in the same league as Europe's powerhouses.Mourinho has spent more than $500 million on players since joining United in 2016 .
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