Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan: “I can’t praise the players here enough. There’s a great atmosphere around the place and everyone is smiling.
“It’s another tough Premier League test for us on Saturday. It will be hard, but the players are relishing the challenge.”
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on Phelan: “I hope he gets the job [despite] losing the match.
“I think the reality is he’s one of the most successful assistant managers in the country, in the Premier League.
“Now he has this job and he has managed to motivate and organise the people. Are they defensive? Yes. But that’s the way they have found to get points. I think he deserves the job.”