The Manchester United board arereportedly consideringhiring Jose Mourinho by the end of this month in a desperatebid to salvage the club’s season. This decision was reportedlytaken afterRedDevils lost 2-1 to Sunderland on Saturdayleaving them six points adrift of thetopfour.
The Sun reports that Chelsea former boss Mourinho mayreplace Van Gaal in time for United’s next league game athome to Arsenal on February 28, and though he’d prefer totake up the hotseat in the summer, United officials areconsidering bringing him in this month in a desperate bid tosave the side’s faltering campaign.
They believe they will lose nothing by bringing in Mourinhobefore the end of the season andaxing Van Gaal earlier thanplanned.Van Gaal after Saturday’s defeatadmitted the club’s bestchance of re-entering the Champions League is to win theEuropa League trophy but they’re showing few signs of beingable to compete against the other teams in the league.
It isadded that Van Gaal has taken a short-term rent on anewpadin Manchester, which would allow him to move out at anytime..