OFFICIAL: Manchester United confirm signing Jose Mourinho as new manager

OFFICIAL: Manchester United confirm signing Jose Mourinho as new manager

Mourinho has managed at the top level of European football for over a decade and in that time has won league titles and cups in four countries (Portugal, England, Italy and Spain).

Premier League: Jose Mourinho all set to take control at Manchester United

Premier League: Jose Mourinho all set to take control at Manchester United

Mourinho, always hype conscious of his public persona, was said to have spent part of Thursday crafting his message to United fans in a statement which will accompany the club`s announcement of the deal.

Jose Mourinho signs Manchester United contract: Reports

Jose Mourinho signs Manchester United contract: Reports

Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by Chelsea in December.

Jose Mourinho: Former Chelsea boss is all set to become Mancheser United's new manager

Jose Mourinho: Former Chelsea boss is all set to become Mancheser United's new manager

Mourinho must decide on the future of England midfielder Michael Carrick, who is out of contract shortly but retains a strong voice in the squad.

Manchester United show Louis van Gaal the door with Jose Mourinho set to arrive at Old Trafford: Report

Manchester United show Louis van Gaal the door with Jose Mourinho set to arrive at Old Trafford: Report

There was a meeting between the 64-year-old and club vice chairman Ed Woodward in the morning.

Bomb scare: 'Training device' led to abandonment of match betwen Manchester United, Bournemouth

Bomb scare: 'Training device' led to abandonment of match betwen Manchester United, Bournemouth

The Premier League said the rescheduled fixture, the clubs` last league game of the season, will now be played on Tuesday, with an 8:00pm (1900 GMT) local kick-off time.

On Jose Mourinho's deal with Man Utd: I cannot imagine they have spoken with each other, says Louis van Gaal

On Jose Mourinho's deal with Man Utd: I cannot imagine they have spoken with each other, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said it is unlikely that the club have spoken to Jose Mourinho about replacing him.

Louis van Gaal: How Dutchman left his previous jobs in club football

Louis van Gaal: How Dutchman left his previous jobs in club football

Here's how the iconic Dutchman has ended his previous associations with football clubs.

Louis van Gaal hits back at Paul Scholes after 'boring' Manchester United comment

Louis van Gaal hits back at Paul Scholes after 'boring' Manchester United comment

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has hit back at Paul Scholes after the former England footballer spoke of their game as being boring.

Louis van Gaal rejects Jose Mourinho hijacked Pedro's Manchester United deal

Louis van Gaal rejects Jose Mourinho hijacked Pedro's Manchester United deal

 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal played down the club`s interest in signing Pedro from Barcelona on Friday after the Spanish international decided to join Premier League champions Chelsea instead.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal backs Ed Woodward over transfer misses

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal backs Ed Woodward over transfer misses

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday that he had total confidence in executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to deliver the goods for the club in the transfer market.

Earn your place, Louis van Gaal warns United new boys

Earn your place, Louis van Gaal warns United new boys

Louis van Gaal on Wednesday warned his raft of new signings they would have to fight for their Manchester United places as the Premier League giants prepared to kick-off their pre-season tour of the United States. 

Manchester United's commercial push sends profit guidance higher

Manchester United's commercial push sends profit guidance higher

English Premier League soccer club Manchester United raised its full-year earnings guidance thanks to higher commercial revenue and said it expects to challenge for trophies next season after virtually securing a return to the European Champions League.

Louis van Gaal blasts ''disgusting, disrespectful'' transfer talk

Louis van Gaal blasts ''disgusting, disrespectful'' transfer talk

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has described reports that he is set to spend up to 200 million pounds ($312 million) in the transfer market as "disgusting" and "disrespectful".

Manchester United at `start of something special` despite income drop

Manchester United at `start of something special` despite income drop

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward said Tuesday the club were at the "start of something special" despite announcing a near 10 percent drop in income in the first quarter of the financial year following the English giants` failure to qualify for this season`s edition of Europe`s elite Champions League.

Louis van Gaal happy with Manchester United's mid-week friendlies plan

Louis van Gaal happy with Manchester United's mid-week friendlies plan

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal revealed on Friday that he has given his consent to the club`s proposals to play mid-week friendly matches overseas in the new year.

Pressure still on Man United deal maker after Angel Di Maria swoop

Pressure still on Man United deal maker after Angel Di Maria swoop

Manchester United deal maker Ed Woodward remains under pressure to fill the holes in their squad laid bare in the opening two games of the Premier League season despite shattering the British transfer record to sign Angel Di Maria. 

I deserved more time at Manchester United: David Moyes

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes claimed in a British newspaper interview published on Sunday that he should have been given more time by the club.

Manchester United `ready to break transfer records`

Manchester United are prepared to break transfer records in order to give new manager Louis van Gaal the players he wants, according to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

Scholes says United`s Woodward has something to prove

Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward has something to prove after his role in David Moyes`s ill-fated reign as manager, former United midfielder Paul Scholes believes.