Reports have suggested that Manchester United have held talks with former Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho to close a deal. It is rumored that the iconic manager is on a brink to replace Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal in the summer.
The 53 year old Portuguese was sacked by Chelsea in December. He is known for his interest in managing Manchester United and is increasingly hopeful to take over Old Trafford soon. According to the reports, no deal has been signed and the club is still maintaining the silence but negotiations have begun.
After the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United has struggled to maintain their position as the top club. The Dutchman, Van Gaal also couldn’t match the clubs glorious days. It is rumored that he will be sacked at the end of the season- a year earlier than scheduled.
The appointment of Jose Mourinho is certainly going to bring a wave of excitement for the fans. He is successful manager and has lead top teams like Chelsea, Read Madrid and Milan to victory. He was recently sacked by Chelsea after a disastrous start to the season. But with Van Gaal out of the way, Mourinho is set to be Manchester United’s new manager.
With the exciting news of Pep Guardiola joining Manchester City, once again we will witness the old fierce rivalry between the two iconic managers. Things will definitely take an interesting turn after the appointment of new coaches.