Jose Mourinho is right man for Man United, declares former Chelsea star

Deco urges Manchester United to consider appointing Jose Mourinho as their next manager

Former Chelsea star Deco has suggested that Jose Mourinho is the perfect replacement for Louis van Gaal at Manchester United this summer.

The Portuguese coach has been hotly tipped as the leading candidate to take over at Old Trafford at the end of the season should Louis van Gaal end up leaving the club.

The Dutchman’s future continues to be a source of speculation after the Red Devils missed out on a top-four finish in the Premier League and were pipped to Champions League qualification by local rivals Manchester City.

Mourinho’s future has been a relentless source of speculation since he was sacked by Chelsea back in December following their disastrous start to the season.

Now, former Chelsea man Deco has urged United to strongly consider appointing Mourinho as Van Gaal’s successor at Old Trafford this summer.

Deco is quoted as saying by Metro: “I don’t know if he’s going to United but, if it’s true, in my opinion he is the right man for the job.

“In this moment United needs to bring back all its history and I think Mourinho is the perfect coach to train United.”

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