Date: 19th December 2015 at 9:40am
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A few months ago the idea of Jose replacing Louis Van Gaal would’ve seemed completely ridiculous as went top of the league following a win over Sunderland, while Chelsea despite their early season struggle were expected to turn things around. ¬†That turnaround never materialised and it’s actually United who’ve seen a reversal of fortune of sorts as a once buoyant has petered out into a drab run of mediocrity that’s seen the fall off the pace somewhat and perhaps more importantly fail to progress from an ‘easy’ League group. ¬†

With Chelsea sacking their manager and United going off the boil it seems a change of management at Trafford isn’t the far-fetched notion it once seemed.

The Independent notes:

Jose Mourinho is targeting Manchester United as his next managerial job, The Independent has learned, and intermediaries have already taken the first steps in trying to make it happen.

Chelsea sacked the 52-year-old on Thursday, but it is felt that could finally open the way for the Portuguese to get the post that many feel he has long coveted, especially given the ongoing dissatisfaction at Old Trafford with Louis van Gaal.

Whether this is more nonsense or actually true remains to be seen but it does make sense given the recent apathy towards Louis Van Gaal’s tenure- watch this space….

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/jose-mourinho-to-manchester-united-sacked-chelsea-manager-targets-united-as-his-next-destination-a6779191.html