Man United to finally announce Jose Mourinho as new manager – report

Manchester United could be set to appoint Jose Mourinho as their new manager on Saturday

Manchester United could announce Jose Mourinho as their next manager after Saturday’s FA Cup final, according to reports.

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

Van Gaal’s future has been a relentless source of speculation in recent weeks following his side’s stuttering form.

The Red Devils missed out on a top-four finish in the Premier League and were dumped out of the Champions League at the group stage back in December.

Mourinho is believed to be the leading candidate to take over at Old Trafford this summer.

And Spanish outlet AS is now reporting that the former Chelsea boss could be appointed as United’s new manager this weekend.

The same report goes on to claim that Mourinho could be set to earn as much as £11.6m a year in his new job at Old Trafford.

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United take on Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.

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