Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern will be hoping that the United board have learnt a thing or two from Arsenal’s contract dealings in the past and buck their ideas up sharpish.
Reports are breaking recently of Jose Mourinho’s unhappiness over recent contract dealings behind the scenes at Old Trafford. Ed Woodward and the board have seemingly been labouring in terms of contract negotiations and, could possibly end up with an Arsenal type situation, where some of their best players are going to leave for free.
Maraoune Fellaini is looking likely to leave this summer as a free agent and in 16 months time, many of the first teamers could follow suit. Furthermore, the likes of Anthony Martial and Marcos Rojo have reportedly been waiting months to hear back in negotiations.
Our bar staff have been discussing the news and feel that Mourinho needs to start to tighten the ship, otherwise, he could face many problems going forward. With that in mind, our landlord takes a look at two reasons why Mourinho should rightly feel angry at the moment…