Charlie Nicholas makes Man United prediction about Jose Mourinho

The Arsenal legend tips Jose Mourinho to leave Manchester United before the end of the season

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: The Sport Review

Charlie Nicholas has ruled out Jose Mourinho lasting the season at Manchester United.

The Red Devils have failed to bring in their top targets in the summer transfer window after Manchester United were linked with a host of centre-halves.

Manchester United were thought to be keen on a deal to sign Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld and Leicester City’s World Cup star Harry Maguire to improve their back four.

However, the 20-time English champions have been limited to three additions in the summer transfer window to leave Jose Mourinho in a foul mood ahead of the new season.

Fred completed a £52m switch to Manchester United from Ukrainian Premier League side Shakhtar Donetsk, while Portuguese teenager Diogo Dalot finalised a £17m switch from FC Porto.

Veteran English goalkeeper Lee Grant sealed a move to Manchester United in a £1.5m deal from Stoke City to provide cover for David De Gea and Sergio Romero.

Former Arsenal playmaker Nicholas predicted that Mourinho wouldn’t last the season at Manchester United after a difficult summer.

“Manchester United fans are uncomfortable with what they’re watching,” Nicholas told Sky Sports.

“We saw the downtrodden Jose Mourinho last season and the difference was that they didn’t win anything. The transfer organisation is being passed off and it just throws you back to what he was like at the end at Chelsea.

“He looks fed up and with what has come up from the America trip I don’t see him lasting the season.”

Manchester United start the new Premier League campaign with a clash against Leicester City on Friday night.

The Red Devils haven’t won the Premier League title since 2013.

MORE: Latest Manchester United news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Shanghai Masters: Novak Djokovic makes 32 Masters with win over Borna Coric; presses for No1
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Trent Alexander-Arnold raves about 21-year-old Liverpool FC star
The Sport Review
Aaron Ramsey replies when asked about leaving Arsenal in January
The Sport Review
Gary Neville: Why Liverpool FC have proven title traits