Manchester United set to officially unveil Jose Mourinho at press conference

Manchester United set to officially unveil Jose Mourinho at press conference

Jose Mourinho is set to be officially introduced as Manchester United boss on Tuesday, according to reports.

The club are planning to present the Portuguese boss to media at Old Trafford, which is a day after he officially beings work ahead of the pre-season.

His players will return for the tour and will undergo a series of fitness tests, before moving on to ball work at the end of the week.

Players who were involved in the Euro 2016 tournament or in the Copa America have been give additional time off, but Mourinho will begin his training with likes of Juan Mata and Luke Shaw.

Mourinho will take his team to China on July 19 for two games against Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City, they will then return to Manchester and face Galatasaray on July 30.

His first match as Man United boss will be a Premier League opener away to Bournemouth and they will be looking to get off to the best possible start after a disappointing campaign last season.

He’s already shown his intent to create a world-class squad. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed he’ll be playing at Old Trafford next season and will be the second signing at the club following the arrival of Eric Bailly from Villarreal. A deal for Borussia Dortmund star Henrikh Mkhitaryan is also in the closing stages and it’s an extremely exciting time for fans.

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