Jose Mourinho: Manchester United to designate previous Chelsea manager

Manchester United are set to designate Jose Mourinho as their new director, BBC Sport gets it.

It is trusted an arrangement with the 53-year-old Portuguese was concurred on a fundamental level before United’s FA Cup last win against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

With United neglecting to meet all requirements for the Champions League under Louis van Gaal, the Old Trafford chain of importance is thought to have chosen a change is required.

Mourinho has been out of work since he was sacked by Chelsea in December. The club plan to declare his entry ahead of schedule one week from now in the wake of telling Van Gaal, 64, his rule has reached an end.

Van Gaal stays rebellious

In the post-match news meeting taking after United’s FA Cup win, the Dutchman said: “I demonstrate to you the container and I don’t talk about it [my future] with my companions of the media, who officially sacked me for six months. Which supervisor can do what I have done?”

At the point when gone ahead whether he will be at Old Trafford as administrator of United next season, he answered: “I would like to see you. I would prefer not to discuss about leaving this club.”

The Dutchman still has one season staying on his three-year bargain, yet regardless of burning through £250m on new players, his residency has frustrated numerous fans, the club completing fourth and after that fifth in the Premier League.

Mourinho stays quiet

Van Gaal’s grasp on his occupation has appeared to be progressively delicate this season, with Mourinho known not the assignment of planning a recovery at United three years after incredible previous director Sir Alex Ferguson ventured down.

The Portuguese was at heavyweight boxer David Haye’s win in London on Saturday evening yet more than once declined to remark on whether he was going to succeed Van Gaal.

Mourinho is one of the diversion’s best mentors, winning three group titles in his two spells at Stamford Bridge, and additionally directing Porto and Inter Milan to Champions League triumphs in 2004 and 2010 individually.