SportSoccer

The contract that confirmed Jose Mourinho is Man Utd manager

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Mourinho's Man Utd contract
Mourinho's Man Utd contract

Jose Mourinho’s first Instagram post following his appointment as Manchester United manager has offered up a snapshot of his contract with the Old Trafford club.

United ended days of speculation over Mourinho’s appointment with confirmation on Friday morning that the former Chelsea manager will replace Louis van Gaal.

The news was greeted with delight by Mourinho, who expressed his pride at becoming manager of a club that “mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match”.

He also provided his followers an image of his contract, which suggests he is planning a long stay at United, after it was confirmed agreement is in place for Mourinho to stay at the club until “at least 2020”, paving the way for an extended stay beyond the initial three-year deal that has been signed.