Manchester United appoint Jose Mourinho as manager

first_imgManchester United have appointed Jose Mourinho as their new manager, Sky Sports News reported on Thursday. (Latest Football stories)The 53-year-old Portuguese replaces Dutchman Louis van Gaal whose two-year reign at Old Trafford ended on Monday, two days after United lifted the FA Cup.The self-styled “Special One”, Mourinho was sacked by Chelsea in December, ending his second spell in charge of the London club. He has also managed Porto, Inter Milan and Real Madrid.While United were yet to confirm anything, the former Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand posted on Facebook his “congratulations to Jose on being announced manager of the biggest club in the world!”last_img

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