Jamie Carragher: Jose Mourinho is just right for Manchester United

by Sam Peoples

Jamie Carragher is confident Manchester United have made the right appointment bringing in Jose Mourinho to replace Louis van Gaal.

The Portuguese manager will take over at the start of the 2016/17 season having been brought in after two years under van Gaal which ended with an FA Cup win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Despite the FA Cup win, van Gaal didn’t do enough over his tenure to warrant keeping his job and United fans are now looking ahead to what is sure to be a whirlwind season next year under Mourinho. Here’s what Carragher had to say about Jose:



Three years ago when Sir Alex Ferguson retired, fans didn’t consider entertaining the thought of Mourinho coming in as manager but a lot has changed between now and then. At this moment in time, there is nobody better placed in world football who is available that can help rebuild the image of United as perennial winners.

It’s going to be tumultuous but Mourinho has finally landed his dream job in football as United manager.

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