A verbal agreement for Jose Mourinho to become Manchester United’s manager next season has been reached, according to BBC Sport.
Ed Woodward has been silent on the Dutchman’s future at the club, but after suffering a 3-2 loss to West Ham at the Boleyn Ground their Champions League ambitions look extremely slim for next season. Man United must now beat Bournemouth and hope Swansea defeat Manchester City if they hope to claim top-four finish in the Premier League.
With the end of the season approaching, the club will have to make a decision very soon in regards to appointing a new manager. A Champions League qualification for United was in the hands of Arsenal last week and is now down to Swansea, for a club of United’s resources it’s embarrassing to say the least.
Van Gaal hasn’t been able to get Man United back to their winning ways and a loss to West Ham is a big blow in our hunt for a top four finish, Mourinho’s reputation took a hit at Chelsea, but he has won silverware at every club he has managed and could be the right man to return us to the European powerhouse we were once considered.
Fans have made it clear they don’t want the Dutchman going forward and with the the Portuguese manager has making it clear his preference is to remain in Premier League next season, we should definitely expect to hear his decision soon.