In the Transfer Tavern, the Man United fans are loving life again after Fergie, for the first time since the famous old Scot’s departure way back in 2013. As you can imagine, our resident Red Devils are amongst the loudest punters propping up our bar once again.
Indeed, Jose Mourinho is into his second year as United boss and things look like they’re finally ticking for the Old Trafford man with United fans having had to endure a bad few of years since Sir Alex’s retirement. Believe it or not, but the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ is bringing the excitement back to the Theatre of Dreams.
In his first season, the Portuguese did what no other United boss has done before him and won a trophy. In fact, not just the one, either. Bringing the EFL Cup as well as the Europa League to Manchester, the former Chelsea boss made up for a rather disappointing time of things in the Premier League.
They didn’t fare too well domestically and that was a huge disappointment for the Old Trafford faithful and our landlord believes this season will be a better showing, especially with the calibre of signings they brought in over the course of the summer. Things are looking pretty good right now and you can always expect a Mourinho team to improve over the course of the campaign.
With talks of a contract extension going around the Tavern, many of our regulars think that the Portuguese manager needs to deliver these three things before any pen goes to paper…