Yesterday news broke here in the Transfer Tavern that ex-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was close to a return to management with Manchester United, leaving the die-hard United fans present at the bar ecstatic.
The landlord might be about to pour a damper on their jubilation however after reading an article in The Manchester Evening News that suggests the Portuguese manager is resigned to the fact that the United job will only be his IF they fail to make the top four under current boss Louis van Gaal.
Mourinho has never hid his desire to manage Manchester United in the past and it is what he would call a dream job, should he be tasked with the role.
One United fan is sat at the cocktail bar and he thinks the club should act now to ensure that they do get into the top four, ensuring that the top players can still be attracted next season.
United fans… Do you stick or twist? If it was your decision would you give van Gaal the boot or wait until the summer?