Neville urges struggling Man United to stick with Mourinho

first_imgManchester United must stick with manager Jose Mourinho despite the club’s dismal start to the Premier League campaign, former defender Gary Neville has said.Monday’s 3-0 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur was the second loss of United’s opening three matches and they now languish in 13th place ahead of next weekend’s trip to Burnley.Mourinho signed a contract extension in January to keep him at United until 2020 and Neville said he must be given the chance to turn the team’s fortunes around.“We saw Louis van Gaal sacked after an FA Cup final victory, we saw David Moyes sacked with four games to go of a season, so we are no longer talking about a club that is behaving as it has historically done,” he told Sky’s Monday Night Football.“I accept these are different times and I accept the difficulties and challenges, but my honest view as I stand here now is that Ed Woodward gave him a contract last season … he should see that contract through to the end and do the job.“You can’t keep jumping around with managers… “last_img read more


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first_imgMore: 10 best things to do in Rome:a local’s guideWant to keep looking for the perfect hotel in Rome? Have a look at Skyscanner Hotels.Translated from the original article on Skyscanner Italy.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 4. Lord ByronHoused in a private villa in the exclusive Parioli district, the Lord Byron is the perfect place for a romantic getaway (or a solo pampering weekend if you prefer!). Its atmosphere is relaxed yet super chic, with individual elegant rooms, terraces, Carrara marble floors and a collection of great paintings that are hung in every room. The hotel’s restaurant, Sapori, is considered to be among one of the best in the city.5. Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & SpaHow do you enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside without leaving the city? Stay at Parco dei Principi! With great views of the domes of the Vatican that can be seen through the trees, a swimming pool surrounded by flower beds in bloom, rooms full of crystals and damask fabrics and a spa that itself alone is worth a visit. It is just outside the city, but close enough to the centre that you won’ t miss out on everything Rome has to offer. Related10 best cheap hotels and hostels in RomePlanning a cheap city break in Rome? Whether you’re looking for hotels near the Colosseum or a hostel close to the Trevi fountain, the ideal accommodation in Rome doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are some brilliant budget options for those of you looking for cheap hotels in Italy’s…New Year Spa Break HolidaysOverdone it at Christmas? Get some well-deserved R&R in one of these six seriously luxurious spas.10 best things to do in Rome: a local’s guideRome resident Tripbod Judy reveals 10 of the best things to do and see in the Italian capital. Hop between the Roman ruins whilst eating the best pizza, pasta and gelato! Want to make your stay in Rome that little bit extra special? Check into one of these hotels that ooze class and sophistication, from the crystal chandeliers down to their marble floors. Spend your day immersed in the fast-paced buzz of Roman life then relax in a huge bubble bath in your fabulous hotel suite. Here are the 10 best luxury hotels in Rome.1. St RegisCreated by César Ritz in 1894, this hotel soon became famous in the city for being the first to offer a private bathroom and a whopping two electric lights in every room. Over the years, this magnificent hotel has hosted the crème de la crème in international society, from members of the Royal Family to industrial tycoons, as well as artists and politicians. Located close to the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain, this is the perfect hotel for your Audrey Hepburn-style Roman holiday. 6. HasslerThis family-run gem certainly has a reputation that precedes itself. Not only because of the amazing location (overlooking the Spanish Steps, with views of St. Peters), but also because Woody Allen is a regular customer. The rooms are furnished with velvet sofas that continue to wow guests time after time. 7. Teatro PaceTucked away in a narrow street near Piazza Navona, in among artisan shops and flower stalls, Hotel Teatro Pace has an elegant (but not excessive) atmosphere. It was once the house of a Cardinal and has maintained many of its original features such as the impressive spiral staircase in the foyer, the wooden floors and the high ceilings with exposed beams. They have added a roof terrace for guests staying in the suite with enchanting views over the city’s rooftops.8. Portrait RomaIn the heart of the hippest area of Rome, surrounded by designer boutiques, the Portrait Roma is a paradise for lovers of fashion and design. Designed by a local architect, but conceived and founded by the genius of Salvatore Ferragamo, this hotel would be the perfect set for an episode of Sex and the City. There are cashmere bed linens and walk-in closets, as well as artefacts from the world of high fashion (among other items, they have a receipt for a pair of shoes sold to Marilyn Monroe in 1961!) Bring your best wardrobe pieces, you’re in the right place to show them off. 2. Villa LaetitiaThis boutique hotel along the Tiber River was built at the beginning of 1900s, but renovated in 2006. Villa Laetitia has 15 mini apartments, each with its own unique character with the perfect mix of luxury, eccentricity and contemporary design. In the rooms you will find Picasso patterned scarves, a 1930s sofa designed by Van der Rohe and plenty of Chanel and Dior. Here you can relax all evening in your own private terrace or garden. 9. Gran MeliàMore like a palace than a hotel, Gran Meliá is located in the Empress Agrippina ancient villa overlooking the Tiber River, just a few steps away from St. Peter’s and Castel Sant Angelo. It combines traditional charm with avant-garde design and has a swimming pool, library, gourmet restaurant and of course, a beautiful spa. Just one day here and the outside world will seem like a distant memory.10. VOI Donna Camilla SavelliThe Trastevere district is a lively neighbourhood and now a must-see for anyone staying in the capital. Donna Camilla Salvelli is situated here in a restored historic building that’s garden is surrounded by stone walls and has a terrace where you can spend your summer evenings. 3. De RussiePicasso, Stravinsky, Cocteau and many others loved this place, and how can you blame them? The De Russie has managed to maintain its 1800s charm but with added modern comforts such as comfortable beds and a spa. Spend a summer evening in this hotel’s wonderful gardens and you’ll forget that you are in the middle of a city as the swarms of people on the Piazza del Popolo will feel a million miles away despite being just around the corner.last_img read more