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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.