Jose Mourinho ready to sign new £65m five-year deal at Old Trafford

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    carlosp Full Member

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    https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/foot...on-manchester-united-contract-premier-league/

    I know it's The Sun, but this is great news if true. :D 5 more years :D Excellent

    Same story by other outlets.



    http://www.express.co.uk/sport/foot...ar-deal-Old-Trafford-Liverpool-Premier-League
    http://metro.co.uk/2017/10/11/jose-...ontract-offer-from-manchester-united-6994066/
    http://urbannews.co.uk/jose-mourinh...-after-flying-start-to-premier-league-season/

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    Our best signing of the last 5 years!
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    Robaldo New Member

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    That BBC tweet is just a mention of The Sun's story by the way.

    I do think it'd be risky giving him that sort of contract given his history, although if there is some sort of break clause then it's great news.
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    OohAahMartial Full Member

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    That's great news. Really got the feeling he wanted to settle down in the job for the long haul, some stability and time to grow something. This contract is long enough for a CL push--though that will be difficult with the likes of Real and PSG. Think we have found our new long term manager to succeed SAF. May he be just as successful.
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    jymufc20 New Member

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    Giving David Moyes a six year contract was risky, this in my opinion is good business.

    I will be made up if this is true, i love the guy.
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    marktan Full Member

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    Long contracts always seem to go wrong for some reason, as though the manager or the team just gets complacent. Hopefully if anything this makes Mourinho think on a longer 5 year+ scale, he always tends to burn out after about 3 seasons at a club else wise. We've got a pretty young squad though so hopefully he can build it to a champion level team and maintain it for a good few years.

    It's a good fit anyhow, Van Gaal was pretty bad but still got 2 years, Mourinho's already been pretty good play and trophy-wise and even if he has a bad year United won't push him out as readily as Chelsea did imo. And Mourinho's spoken of his desire to settle down at a club, hopefully it can be at United. He doesn't really have many other places he'd want to go manage, besides maybe Portugal in the future, and considering SAF retired in his 70's Mournho could well give us a fair few years (hopefully.. something will probably go wrong though).
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    Wazza4Gaffa New Member

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    Given his history I would've preferred if we waited till the end of the season to then negotiate his contract. I don't want the club to be in a position where he manager isn't up to the task anynore one year into the deal and then have to oh huge compensation to get rid.
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    Seems a bit hasty
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    BenjaminP New Member

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    Fergalicious!
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    Ronaldo's Mum Eh? Ronaldo is shite

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    I love him to death but I would have waited until just before the end of the third season, given his third season syndrome with his recent clubs.
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    United_We_Stand Full Member

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    The Telegraph reported in September that Mourinho will have contract renewal talks in November, and I don't think the board will offer him any new contract before Christmas or even next spring.
    Our position in the league now means nothing, we haven't played any top 6 side yet. Two bad results in November and we may find ourselves outside the top 4.
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    All arrogant positions to take. It's not a one way street, MUFC doesn't have a huge bench of qualified managers waiting to take Mourinho's place. Arguably, Mou has more choices than us at this point.

    This deal is favorable to us right now.
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    Ronaldo's Mum Eh? Ronaldo is shite

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    In terms of the size of the club and ability to win things.. where else could he go?

    No way back to Spain.. France maybe if PSG get rid of Emery. Bayern wouldn't want him as he wouldn't get along with the board there.
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    littleman Full Member

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    Portugal NT, England NT, any top team in continental Europe would have to consider Mourinho seriously if they don't have a top coach with them right now.

    And LOL about Bayern. That's the shitcan line used for Mou not being a fit at United (Bobby Charlton the gentleman disapproves of Mou the brute). Thank God the dinosaurs didn't get their pick.

    There isn't an obvious better choice for MUFC than Mou right now.
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    Ronaldo's Mum Eh? Ronaldo is shite

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    He's said before that he wants to manage Portugal later on in his career. He's way too young for Portugal right now. England? LOL.

    Like I said, I'm the biggest Mourinho fan but it wouldn't have hurt us to wait until the middle of his third season. He's the best manager in the world but his recent stints have fukked up in his third season.
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    Best signing we could make.

    The feeling within the club is also probably different now. The feeling with the players is also probably much different.

    After Moyes I dont think they will take managerial decisions lightly.
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    This. He is the best manager in the world. A perfectionist, not adamant on one particular style, cup games specialist, serial winner and passionate without being an exhibitionist.
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    antohan gets aroused by tagline boobs

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    Yeah, because running down a manager's contract is the best way to avoid a repeat :rolleyes:

    1. Players know he is here to stay. Down tools? It's probably you getting shipped out.

    2. He can plan for the long term rather than focus on short term impact at the detriment of long term squad/player development.

    Right decision for the right manager at the right club.
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    Five more years slumming it at The Lowery then, it's a hard life !!
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    abhayselvan Full Member

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    Agree completely. Hope this works out. If he can get past the third year, I can see him being here for a long time.
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    barmyarmy Full Member

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    Completely agree. There aren't any better managers available if we part company with Jose. If he signs for another 5 years I can see us being a force in CL & maybe win it atleast once.
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    He'll receive the contract extension after the end of this season I believe. We won't find anyone better than him currently and he's the ideal man for us.
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    Scarlet Spider Banned

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    There is no question he has improved the performances and general atmosphere around the club, we absolutely need some stability after having three managers in such a short period of time. It makes perfect sense.
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    OohAahMartial Full Member

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    Uncertainty over the manager's future is very destabilising for a club, in terms of renewing players contracts (see Wenger) and buying new players. It affects team morale too. If he sucks after 3 years we can always sack him. Its good to have him buying players for long-term success and not just success within his short term contract. No downsides to this.
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    Give him ten not five, the guy is made for this club. Best manager in the world bar none.
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    ManuMou Full Member

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    Proven track record, and continue to prove himself here.

    Real aside (you know, it's Real), he built Porto, Chelsea (twice) and Inter from the bottom up. He has been doing the same with us again. He passed the "1st stage" of rebuilding us last season, and brilliant start for this season so far. Plus, a tactical mastermind, not many out there. However, providing stability like Fergie did with us is something different. He may not be the best bet, but he is definitely one of the best bets. I will take it anytime.
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    StonedhamsterZA New Member

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    Would prefer a 3 year deal. No need to commit to SUCH a long term. He is known for falling out with teams and fans, and, as much as I think he's the best manager for us right now, there's not a lot of reason for committing to 5 years.

    I don't really believe that the players will feel better if he's committed for 5 years. I mean, the manager turnover is so high at the moment that just having a long contract doesn't mean anything. The management can just terminate the contract, the only penalty being money.

    Wait for the guy to win some trophies and then see what he does. Mou has always struck me as the sort of manager that is looking for plaudits, and he might get bored if he wins a title or a CL with us and then look for 'new challenges'.
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    minoo-utd New Member

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    What A fantastic news. Give him 10.
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    kotha Full Member

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    What are people worried about, that it would cost the club a couple of million if things don't work out somewhere along the line?
    What if we dither enough and don't offer him a new deal till we see his 3rd season,meanwhile he decide's to take up another club.. Then that would cost us even more seeing how much we have to lose by having the club in uncertainty again..
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    It's a reward for his progress so far as well as a sign of our faith in the work he's doing. I think it makes perfect sense to tie him down for the long-term. Granted we've never seen him rebuild at a club, but he's never needed to. He left Porto to step up, was forced out at Chelsea the first time by a toxic owner, and forced out of Madrid and then Chelsea by toxic dressing rooms. Here no such culture exists, and I don't really see a reason he couldn't see out all 5 years at least.
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    I'm pleased if the news is true. He has performed a miracle transformig the team and has the respect of
    many a good player enabling him to get them to come to cold wet Manchester over the warmth of Spain
    or joining the luvvie London scene. His ability to annoy and question the party line is part of his many strengths.,
    he believes in himself and has balls of steel, not a commom attritbute these days.
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    Camilo Full Member

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    He's not that young! I don't see Jose managing past his mid 60s, so I could see him taking a nation team position no later than 5 years from now if all plays out for him.

    "Jose, you're always shite in your 3rd season, so we're not going to offer you a contract for another year". The trust and backing that breeds success.
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    JohnnyKills Full Member

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    Not too sure about this. He's a great quick-fix solution but long-term he might not be the right man.

    Will he be able to bring through the likes of Gomes and Puigmal? And will he be able to move away from the direct football (we're seeing now to a more fluid style?

    He's done a great job in the time he's been here but, as I say, have my doubts. Hope I'm wrong.
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    Great news.
    No problem with them sorting this sooner rather than later as he's done fine here since he was appointed.
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    If true, then :drool:
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    Great news I'm sure our lawyers will have sufficient escape clauses in this day and age but first thing first tie that man down. He's a winner through and through at this level and there is nobody better.
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    fellaini's barber Full Member

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    Too early
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    This :drool:
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    Acole9 Outstanding

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    Some of the comments in here :lol:. Just get it done.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    That sounds about right. This season could still go south, very quickly. Early signs are great but the time to make a proper assessment will be around the turn of the year. I doubt there’s any desperate urgency on either side anyway.