Press Association Sport reports that former Chelsea Fc boss, Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new manager of Manchester United after he signed a three-year deal with the club.
Mourinho left his house at 2.50pm today and returned home before 5pm, with documents in his hand and a bottle of red wine, having met with United’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, to seal the deal. The former Chelsea boss, concluded talks at a Central London hotel, where he signed the contract.
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A number of image rights issues, including Chelsea’s trademarked ownership of Mourinho’s name, had earlier stalled his appointment but was resolved today and he is expected to be unveiled on Friday.
The Portuguese, who has been out of work since December when he was fired by Chelsea, replaces his former mentor, Louis Van Gaal, who was sacked two days after winning the FA Cup.