Mourinho set for Man Utd - but new name linked to Old Trafford role

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Jose Mourinho believes he is on course to be named as Manchester United manager in the next few weeks - as a new name has been linked with a role at Old Trafford.

Ken Lawrence reveals that former United defender and current Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc could form a part of United's future.

Former United manager and influential director Alex Ferguson has previously stated that Blanc could be a potential United manager and it seems he may be sounded out for a role at Old Trafford if, as expected, he leaves PSG this summer.

Meanwhile, widespread reports in the Sunday newspapers suggest Mourinho is increasingly confident that he will land the United hot-seat, with voices of dissent against his appointment fading.

Also included in a packed Sunday World sports section this weekend is an exclusive interview with Bournemouth and Republic of Ireland midfielder Harry Arter, as he confides in Kevin Palmer about his battle to be fit for Euro 2016.

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon also gives us an exclusive interview to preview Sunday's eagerly anticipated Old Firm clash between Rangers and Celtic.

Liverpool and Ireland goal scoring great John Aldridge picks his Premier League team of the season, along with the rest of our team of writers.

There is still space for Paul McGrath and Kevin Moran to serve up their exclusive columns, as well as the best coverage of GAA and Roy Curtis' look back on a dramatic US Masters at Augusta.

This is one edition of the Sunday World you will not want to miss!