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Jose Mourinho to Manchester United - live! Latest updates as Karim Benzema identified as summer transfer target

The Portuguese coach is expected to be confirmed as United's new manager this week

Mourinho's modest form of late suggests his powers may be on the wane
Mourinho's modest form of late suggests his powers may be on the wane

Jose Mourinho is on the verge of becoming Manchester United's new manager following the dismissal of Louis van Gaal.

Representatives of Mourinho spent Tuesday negotiating personal terms with the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and talks are understood to have been positive.

It is expected that he will be confirmed as Van Gaal's replacement at some point this week.

As revealed by The Independent yesterday, Mourinho has already identified both Karim Benzema, the Real Madrid striker, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, whose contract at Paris Saint-Germain is about to expire, as key transfer targets.


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Mark Critchley25 May 2016 10:41
Mark Critchley25 May 2016 11:41

All tied up?

Mark Critchley25 May 2016 15:26

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