Report: Jose Mourinho to be in Old Trafford hotseat by end of month

Is Mourinho set to replace Louis van Gaal?
Is Mourinho set to replace Louis van Gaal?

The former Chelsea boss could be made the new Manchester United manager before the club's clash against Arsenal on February 28, according to a report.

Jose Mourinho could be appointed as the new Manchester United manager before the Red Devils' home fixture against Arsenal, according to The Sun.

The Express says that United playmaker Juan Mata will be offloaded in the summer should the Portuguese get the job.

However, the Independent claims that the Old Trafford club could lose out on Mourinho due to a lack of assurances offered to the former Chelsea boss.

The Sun also reports that Louis van Gaal has taken a short-term lease on a new home in Manchester as uncertainty over his future continues.

Sky Sports says that David Moyes has warned his United successor that he will get the boot should the team fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

The Daily Mirror reports that Manchester City's chances of signing Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba have been enhanced after financial restrictions forced Barcelona to end their interest.

Bleacher Report writes that Steve McClaren could be fired as Newcastle boss as owner Mike Ashley fears relegation.

Finally, the Daily Mail reports that Lee Clark is set to be named Kilmarnock manager on a three-year contract.