David Beckham: My thoughts on new Man United boss Jose Mourinho

David Beckham is excited about Jose Mourinho's appointment as Manchester United's new manager

David Beckham has admitted his excitement about Jose Mourinho’s appointment as Manchester United manager.

The Portuguese coach was appointed as Louis van Gaal’s successor at Old Trafford on a three-year contract last month after relentless speculation linking him with the Old Trafford job.

Mourinho has been tasked with restoring United to the top of English football after the Red Devils finished fifth in the Premier League last season and missed out on a spot in the Champions League.

The former Chelsea boss has already set about revamping his squad ahead of next season by bringing in defender Eric Bailly from Villarreal last week.

And Manchester United legend Beckham has admitted his delight at seeing the former Inter Milan and Real Madrid boss take over at Old Trafford.

Beckham is quoted as saying by Metro: “I think it is perfect.

“Bring Jose in, I loved him as a manager, bring him back to the Premier League needed to happen.

“It’s not the same without him. I can’t wait to see him. I only hope I can go to the first game.”

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United won the FA Cup final in what was Van Gaal’s last game in charge last month.

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