Van Gaal's fate dominates Sunday World back page

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Is Jose on his way to Man Utd?
Is Jose on his way to Man Utd?

Louis van Gaal's tenuous grip on power at Manchester United dominates the Sunday World back page - as the presence of Jose Mourinho looms large over Old Trafford.

On a day when Chelsea supporters vented their frustrations at their club's decision to sack Mourinho last Thursday, an increasing number of United fans are now hoping the Special One replaces the Unwanted One at Old Trafford.

Mourinho is waiting for the call from United to take over from his former mentor Van Gaal, who has admitted he does not know whether he will be allowed to continue as United boss.

Our report direct from Stamford Bridge chronicles a remarkable day in the history of Chelsea, as the club's fans turned on their own players as they showed their loyalty to the departed Mourinho.

We also cover United's disastrous 2-1 defeat at home to Norwich, which may bring down the curtain on the Van Gaal reign at Old Trafford. 

Roy Curtis looks back on Mourinho's demise at Chelsea, while Liverpool and Ireland goal scoring great John Aldridge serves up his view of modern footballers that makes for fascinating read.

Exclusive columns from Ireland legends Paul McGrath and Kevin Moran are in the mix, while Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger give us their views ahead of a big Sunday of Premier League action.

With best GAA coverage to round off a bumper sports pull-out, this is one edition of the Sunday World you will not want to miss.