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Mourinho set to fulfil Man Utd dream

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho was on the verge of fulfilling his dream of managing Manchester United on Tuesday after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign came to a bitter end.

The path was clear for the former Chelsea manager to be confirmed as the new United boss after Van Gaal was sacked Monday the price of failing to get one of the world's biggest clubs into the Champions League.

Mourinho set to fulfil Man Utd dream

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho was on the verge of fulfilling his dream of managing Manchester United on Tuesday after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign came to a bitter end.

The path was clear for the former Chelsea manager to be confirmed as the new United boss after Van Gaal was sacked Monday the price of failing to get one of the world's biggest clubs into the Champions League.

Mourinho set to fulfil United dream after Van Gaal exit

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho is on the verge of fulfilling his dream of managing Manchester United after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign at Old Trafford came to a bitter end.

Van Gaal said he was "very disappointed" to be sacked on Monday just 48 hours after leading United to victory in the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

Mourinho set to fulfil United dream after Van Gaal exit

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho is on the verge of fulfilling his dream of managing Manchester United after Louis van Gaal's troubled two-year reign at Old Trafford came to a bitter end.

Van Gaal said he was "very disappointed" to be sacked on Monday just 48 hours after leading United to victory in the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

Mourinho's grand plan for Man Utd; his 6 targets and transfer budget revealed

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Jose Mourinho is all set to be appointed as the new Manchester United manager this summer and the Premier League giants are preparing to fund the Portuguese’ mega-money project.

Mourinho wants to take Manchester United back to the top of English football and will sign a number of players to strengthen the squad this summer.

Phil Neville tips Mourinho to make quick success of United job

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho may not last long as Manchester United manager but will bring trophies to Old Trafford, according to former Reds defender Phil Neville.

United may have won Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace but within minutes of lifting the trophy at Wembley there were reports that manager Louis van Gaal was about to be sacked and replaced by former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

Phil Neville tips Mourinho to make quick success of United job

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London (AFP) Jose Mourinho may not last long as Manchester United manager but will bring trophies to Old Trafford, according to former Reds defender Phil Neville.

United may have won Saturday's FA Cup final against Crystal Palace but within minutes of lifting the trophy at Wembley there were reports that manager Louis van Gaal was about to be sacked and replaced by former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

Thursday Kickoff: Martinez, Pochettino, Mourinho and more

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Thursday has already proven to be a busy day for Premier League managers, as one has seen his tenure ended while another has extended his time with his title-challenging club.

Everton has reportedly fired manager Roberto Martinez. The Toffees won just one of their last 10 games under the Spanish manager, who was contracted to the club until 2019.

No Man Utd agreement with Mourinho

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Manchester United do not have an agreement in place to make Jose Mourinho their new manager, according to Sky Sports. Despite suggestions in recent...

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Manchester United news round-up including Mourinho, Sanches and Aubameyang

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Manchester United news round-up including Mourinho, Sanches and Aubameyang


Here is the latest Manchester United transfer news and gossip.

Manchester United have agreed to pay €80m for Benfica youngster Renato Sanches, according to Record. They have published fresh reports that Man United are willing to pay €40m up front for Sanches with another €40m in bonuses and they support O Jogo's claims Benfica's president Luís Filipe Vieira was in Manchester this week to finalise negotiations over the 18-year-old.

Man Utd agree move, announcement soon; Mourinho's 6 targets and budget revealed

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Jose Mourinho has been linked with a return to management with Manchester United since December.

The Portuguese manager was sacked by Chelsea back in November due to a poor start and it appears that the Old Trafford outfit are ready to announce him as their new manager soon.

Current Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal is expected to leave at the end of the season after a disappointing spell in charge of the Red Devils.

PSG Makes Offer To Mourinho

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For months I had been convinced that Jose Mourinho was heading to Manchester United to replace Louis van Gaal.

United need a big name manager to offset the arrival of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City and the Special One is guaranteed to bring trophies back to Old Trafford.

United were in the drivers seat with Mourinho in that all the other big European clubs were either happy with their current managers or had just hired new ones.

Fabregas Tells MNF: “Mourinho Trusted Us Too Much”

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Some fascinating comments and insights from Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas on Monday Night Football as the midfielder admitted former manager Jose Mourinho paid with his job for trusting the players "too much".

Mourinho was fired in December with the Blues struggling at the wrong end of the Barclays Premier League after losing nine out of 16 games.

United ambassadors have changed their tune on Mourinho

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Over recent weeks, Manchester United ambassadors like Dwight Yorke, Andy Cole, Bryan Robson and Nemanja Vidic, have all spoken out about why Ryan Giggs should replace Louis van Gaal, not Jose Mourinho.

With Sir Alex Ferguson losing influence behind the scenes following his decision to appoint David Moyes, having Giggs as manager would certainly see him have a greater sway.

RoM Reads

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Scott writes for FourFourTwo about United's week.

Scott writes for uMAXit about Mourinho managing United would be different to any job he's had before.

The Mirror has a video of LvG calling United a bigger club than Spurs.

The Guardian says it's time for LvG to go.

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Mourinho: I don’t want my next job to be easy

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There have been contrasting reports about what will happen to Manchester United's managerial position this summer, with some claiming that Louis van Gaal will be allowed to see out the third year of his contract, while others say that Jose Mourinho will replace the Dutchman.

Mourinho has spoken out about his future, claiming that he is ready to get back to work now, but doesn't want an easy job, which would make United a brilliant option for him!

Mourinho: I’m happy not to have a job at the moment

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Jose Mourinho, is reportedly set to be the next Manchester United manager, insists that people shouldn't believe everything they read in the papers.

After visiting Milan, there were claims that Mourinho was set to return to Inter Milan, which he immediately denied.

Bedy Moratti, one of the directors at Inter who Mourinho met with when he was in Milan, claimed that the manager was happy because he was joining United.

Moratti: Mourinho Is Going To Manchester

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Jose Mourinho will succeed Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager, according to the sister of former Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti.

Since the turn of the year, there has been continued speculation about the former Chelsea manager returning to management at Old Trafford.

Thursday's embarrassing Europa League loss to FC Midtjylland has further weakened Van Gaal's position and Bedy Moratti, sister of former Inter president Massimo, appears to have inadvertently revealed Mourinho will soon succeed him.

Mourinho has reserved this tricky midfielder as his first Man Utd signing

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Mourinho has reserved this tricky midfielder as his first Man Utd signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in the English media, Jose Mourinho is set to replace Louis Van Gaal in the summer as Manchester United's new manager.

Portuguese media have now gone one step further and claimed that Mourinho has already identified his first signing as the Manchester United boss.

Mourinho to join Man Utd before Arsenal game, LvG's big hint about exit

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Mourinho to join Man Utd before Arsenal game, LvG's big hint about exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jose Mourinho could be appointed as the next Manchester United manager before the Old Trafford outfit play their next league game against Arsenal.

The former Chelsea manager has been linked with a move to Old Trafford over the last couple of months and now there are reports claiming that United could replace Van Gaal before the end of the season.

Mourinho tells Man Utd to sell Marouane Fellaini and Juan Mata

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PICTURE: Chelsea fans remove Mourinho banner after United link

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Following reports that Jose Mourinho is keen to replace Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager, Chelsea fans removed the "Special One" banner at Stamford Bridge.

Herrera: Mourinho’s style doesn’t rule him out of replacing LvG

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An argument always used against Jose Mourinho being Manchester United's manager was that his style of football wasn't attacking enough. Given what United fans have watched over the past 18 months, that point doesn't seem as strong.

Ander Herrera has defended the Portuguese manager though, insisting there's no reason why he can't replace Louis van Gaal.

RoM Reads

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Scott writes for uMAXit about Louis van Gaal's future at the club.

The Guardian has a (long) article on Mourinho.

The Mirror claims Wayne Rooney has held a crisis meeting with the players.

The Telegraph has the most interesting stats of 2015.

The Guardian reports on Wenger's claim that LvG is being disrespected.

Chelsea legend: Mourinho would love to go to United

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Pat Nevin, who spent five years at Chelsea in the 1980′s, has made a public apology to Cesc Fabregas this week, after the midfielder threatened to sue. Nevin had claimed that Fabregas was the player who said he would rather lose than win for Jose Mourinho, which the player has denied.

Nevin has also claimed, amidst speculation that Mourinho is set to replace Louis van Gaal, that the former Chelsea manager would "love" the Manchester United job.

Mendes: United have not approached Mourinho

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Jorge Mendes, Jose Mourinho's agent, has dismissed rumours suggesting Manchester United had approached the former Chelsea manager to replace Louis Van Gaal.

With the Dutchman increasingly under pressure after a miserable run of results that has seen United knocked out of the Champions League and then lose consecutive games to newly promoted Bournemouth and Norwich, Mourinho has been linked with a move to Old Trafford since being sacked by Chelsea.

Arsenal

Has Mourinho’s return just made Arsenal’s title chances smaller?

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Is Wenger's job as manager about to get a lot harder? by Ash On a day where Arsenal had to hand their crown of FA CUP holders back, after two years at the helm, Manchester United once again closed the gap for the record number of Cup wins! After the final match, several sources including [...]

Why Arsenal want Man Utd to beat Man City into 4th

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One of the main reasons why a large number of Arsenal fans and almost all of the football media have been so hard on Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal players for not maintaining the Premier League title challenge this season, apart from the 12 year gap since the Gunners were last champions of course, is [.

Arsenal to offer Fabregas a transfer lifeline from Chelsea jeers?

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Among all the delight from Arsenal fans and the taunting and gloating aimed at our rival fans from west London following the sacking of their special one Jose Mourinho by the Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, I saw one Metro report showing that some Arsenal fans had posted things on social media hailing our former captain [.

He’s right! It’s now or never for Wenger and Arsenal

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Arsenal fans have certainly been having fun at the expense of Jose Mourinho and all the Chelsea fans over the last couple of days and I'm pretty sure that Arsene Wenger might just have had a few moments of happy reflection to himself as well, if not a large glass of French brandy and a [...]

Chelsea

Star reveals reason behind Chelsea's decline, blames Mourinho indirectly

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Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has explained that the main reason behind Chelsea’s decline this season is the poor pre-season preparation under Jose Mourinho.

The Belgian claimed that the Chelsea players were not match-fit when the season started and, therefore, struggled to get going.

Is Chelsea game a ‘must-win’ for Arsenal in title race?

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Arsenal have had two tough away games at Stoke and Liverpool where we have traditionally struggled to gain points, but we have come away with two hard-earned points. We may be happy with that return (or not!) but now we must aim to get back to winning ways back at the Emirates against another bogey [.

Hiddink appointed but what does the future hold?

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Having re-taken the helm in 2013 at Stamford Bridge after a 4-year absence which saw Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich chew through numerous different short-termed managers, the football club have appointed Guus Hiddink as their new manager having terminated Mourinho's contract ‘by mutual consent.

Chelsea begin life without Mourinho with crucial clash against Sunderland

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Chelsea start life after Jose Mourinho with a vital showdown against Sunderland on Saturday as the crisis-torn Premier League champions look to climb away from the relegation zone.

Prior to his sacking on Thursday, Mourinho insisted that while the club was struggling near the bottom three, they were not in a relegation fight.

Chelsea begin life without Mourinho with crucial clash against Sunderland

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Chelsea start life after Jose Mourinho with a vital showdown against Sunderland on Saturday as the crisis-torn Premier League champions look to climb away from the relegation zone.

Prior to his sacking on Thursday, Mourinho insisted that while the club was struggling near the bottom three, they were not in a relegation fight.

Jose Mourinho More Popular Than Star Wars On Google And Twitter (For Around 25 Minutes)

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"I felt a great disturbance in the Force"

Not that it will come as much consolation, but for a brief window Jose Mourinho managed to overtake Star Wars as the most popular thing on the internet following his sacking by Chelsea yesterday afternoon.

The news came on the very day that 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' hit cinemas worldwide, with the movie unsurprisingly dominating internet traffic all day.

Mourinho - 'Some of them need to rethink the way they live Chelsea'

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Speaking to Chelsea TV after the defeat to Leicester, after giving his honest and open interview to the Sky Cameras, Jose Mourinho express serious concerns about his players.

"Some of them need to rethink the way they live Chelsea, the way they live football, they live their job.

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WATCH: Mourinho: 'I'll be back soon'

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Why Mourinho should NOT be United’s next boss

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Rumour has it that Louis van Gaal has got one game to save his career and, if he is sacked, Jose Mourinho might end up getting the job he has always wanted.

Before looking at the reasons why he shouldn't get the job, read about why Mourinho should get the job.

Style of play

Three weeks ago, Manchester United were one point off the top of the table, yet our fans weren't happy.

Jose: difficult journeys and new beginnings

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So it finally happened. Perhaps the major surprise is that it took as long as it did. In my view, not far behind in the surprise stakes was the choice to weald the axe on a Thursday afternoon, just 48 hours before a crucial match. But as the popular view would have it, you can never predict what will happen next in the soap opera that is Chelsea Football Club.