Mourinho in line for new Man Utd contract – report

Date published: Sunday 28th May 2017 4:00

Manchester United will offer Jose Mourinho a new five-year deal after winning the Europa League, according to a report.

An exclusive in the Sunday Express claims the three trophies Mourinho has claimed in his first season at Old Trafford will be enough to persuade Ed Woodward and Co. that the Portuguese boss is the man to lead United long-term.

The 54-year-old signed a three year deal last summer, with the option of another 12 months. but already the clib are keen on rewarding Mourinho with a new contract.

“He has formed a close working relationship with United’s vice chairman Ed Woodward,” claims the report amid talk Mourinho will have £200million spend this summer.

After the Europa League win over Ajax this week Mourinho handed the summer transfer baton to Woodward as he left for his summer holidays.

“Ed Woodward knows since March who I want, what I want how much I want.

“He knows everything since March. Now it is for him to work, he can have his holiday in August. In August I am working,” said Mourinho yesterday at the Monaco GP.

The tabloid have been banging the Mourinho contract extension drum since February, while as early as December 2016 the Guardian suggested a new deal could be offered  to Mourinho.

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