The discussion going on in the Transfer Tavern today amongst our Manchester United fans is who would they like to see in the dugout if Jose Mourinho leaves. Whether or not that’s as soon as some of our punters were scared about following his recent PSG comments, it’s hard to see the Portuguese sticking about for decades.
Talk is circulating around a potential new deal for the Old Trafford boss, while there are also rumours around Mourinho moving on in the near future after a recent interview. Indeed, a few of our locals are sitting in wait for the Mourinho show to end at some point next season, with his United stay creeping towards the jinxed three-year mark.
The Red Devils have been through four managers since Sir Alex retired and will not want to be changing the guard so soon and will want a deal to be tied up sharpish, in an attempt to keep a man who has helped at least restore a winning mentality.
But, our landlord thinks the United board need to start drawing up a managerial shortlist ahead of time just in case the Jose-bomb explodes prematurely and a few of our regulars are in agreement. So, United fans what do you think to one of these five taking over the Old Trafford reigns…