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The former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as accepted a three-year contract with United to replace Luis Van Gaal as the new boss of the Red. The contract entails that he has an option to extend the deal until 2020 so long as he keeps the Red soaring all the way.

Mourinho having tour round Europe over the years, his popularly known for his fighting spirit and enthusiasm to always want to win. He has won several trophies with different big teams in Europe; including winning the champion’s league with Inter Milan and FC Porto (2010 and 2004 respectively.)

When Man United CEO, Ed Woodward was asked on his feeling about the coach, he said: “José is quite simply the best manager in the game today. He has won trophies and inspired players in countries across Europe and, of course, he knows the Premier League very well, having won three titles here.”

“I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome him to Manchester United. His track record of success is ideal to take the club forward.”

Man United having struggled under their former boss Luis Van Gaal to get back to winning ways did the need full to sustain the prestige and image of the club which had suffered deterioration over the years by employing the service of Mourinho.

Mourinho when interviewed after signing his contract said, “To become Manchester United manager is a special honour in the game. It is a club known and admired throughout the world. There is a mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match.”

“I have always felt an affinity with Old Trafford; it has hosted some important memories for me in my career and I have always enjoyed a rapport with the united fans. I’m looking forward to being their manager and enjoying their magnificent support in the coming years.”

From Man United we say welcome Mourinho ….