Jose Mourinho was in a jubilant mood on Wednesday night as Manchester United edge closer to landing Alexis Sanchez.
But the United boss was left red-faced as he arrived back at the Lowry Hotel after Italian TV pulled the ultimate prank.
He was asked to sign a United shirt but
IT HAS all been put to bed.
Jose Mourinho, living out of a suitcase in the Riverside Suite at the Lowry Hotel, is sticking around until 2021.
Manchester United is his home, his football club, his passion.
The Portuguese is putting down a marker, making it clear his work at Old
JOSE MOURINHO looked like he was trying to keep calm and carry on on his way to Manchester United training this morning as he prepared to sign a new deal and continue his battle to lure Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford.
The Special One, who will sign on until
MANCHESTER UNITED will not rush Zlatan Ibrahimovic back from injury and will let him decide when he is fit to return.
The Swedish legend has struggled for form after an eight-month lay-off following knee surgery.
The 36-year-old is now fighting for fitness at United’s Carrington training complex, including extra gym
JOSE MOURINHO is close to signing a new five-year deal at Manchester United.
The club hope to announce the agreement within the next ten days.
Mourinho initially signed for only three years when he replaced Louis van Gaal as manager in the summer of 2016.
But Mourinho and the board are
MANCHESTER UNITED are in danger of losing Juan Mata on a free transfer with the 29-year-old free to talk to foreign clubs.
The Spanish international's contract expires at the end of the season, and the Red Devils have so far failed to trigger a one-year extension in his deal.
ONLY one Manchester United player will be allowed to leave Old Trafford this month, and that's Axel Tuanzebe.
The likes of Anthony Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have been linked with moves away from Old Trafford, but Jose Mourinho has declared he will only allow the defender to depart.
MARCUS RASHFORD delivered a hilarious blast to pal Jesse Lingard during a lengthy double substitution.
Lingard took his merry old time walking off the pitch as he was hauled off by Jose Mourinho for Marouane Fellaini.
Patiently waiting behind the big-haired Belgian was Rashford, who appeared to be missing the
ARSENAL reportedly want Anthony Martial as part of the deal to take Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United.
The 29-year-old Chilean was axed from the Gunners squad on Sunday for the defeat at Bournemouth.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirmed after the setback he expected the Chilean's future to be "decided within
ALEXIS SANCHEZ is in line to join the famous list of No 7's at Manchester United should he complete his switch to Old Trafford.
The Arsenal forward is reportedly close to leaving the Gunners in the coming days, with the Red Devils favourites to win the race for his
Football managers in the Premier League are always looking at their watches, gesturing to referees to add injury time on or calling out time wasting.
But some spend an absolute fortune on their timepieces, after all a watch is the most important accessory to a man's closet.
IT has been a roller-coaster 18 months under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford — but David De Gea’s form has never dropped.
Most would agree that the Manchester United goalkeeper is the best in the world right now.
Which is why Mourinho was shocked when asked if the one-year option
JOSE MOURINHO has told Antonio Conte to stop playing the victim in their feud.
Chelsea boss Conte labelled Mourinho “senile” and a “little man” after the Manchester United chief suggested some managers behave like “clowns” on the sideline.
And while Mourinho says he can be in the wrong and does
MANCHESTER CITY have pulled out of the race for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, according to reports.
The unhappy Gunners star appears set to leave the Emirates in the coming days, with Arsene Wenger admitting his future would be decided "in the next 48 hours".
Pep Guardiola had long been linked
I THINK we can all understand just why Jose Mourinho played the way he did when he went to Anfield earlier this season.
But I know which game I would prefer to watch and it was yesterday’s match-up as Liverpool emerged from a brilliant game with Manchester City as
ANTONIO CONTE is ready to put his feud with Jose Mourinho to bed after claiming he is not losing any sleep over the comments.
The Chelsea chief watched his side's slump continue with a 0-0 draw against 10-man Leicester - a club record third stalemate in a row.
JOEY BARTON has branded Antonio Conte a “soft lad” and believes the Chelsea boss acts like a “petulant child” on the touchline.
Conte has been engaged in a war of words with Jose Mourinho in recent weeks after the Manchester United gaffer took aim at the Italian’s behaviour in
ANDER HERRERA has provided a positive injury update on Eric Bailly - and his Manchester United team-mate's recovery appears to going just swimmingly.
Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho confirmed last month that the defender had been sent for surgery on his ankle.
The 23-year-old picked up the blow while on
JOSE MOURINHO says he has nothing but contempt for Antonio Conte after their verbal spat.
Mourinho was labelled a ‘senile’ and ‘a little man’ by Chelsea boss Conte.
Mourinho assertion that he would never be ‘suspended for match fixing’ relating to Conte’s time at Siena in Italy, hit a nerve
MANCHESTER UNITED fans face a gruelling 12-hour round trip on a Friday night as their FA Cup fourth round tie at Yeovil was picked for TV.
United start the FA Cup weekend’s action as Jose Mourinho’s side head south to Huish Park for a 7.55pm kick-off on January 26
MANCHESTER UNITED are ready to hand David de Gea a mega-new deal and make him their highest paid player to fight off Real Madrid.
The Spanish goalkeeper has been targeted by the La Liga giants for the past three years and was close to joining them in 2015.
The 27-year-old is
AJAX wonderkid Justin Kluivert has spilled the beans on what Jose Mourinho told him after the Europa League final.
Mourinho was spotted talking to the teenager after Manchester United's 2-0 victory in Stockholm last May.
There were suggestions that Mourinho was taking the chance to court the 18-year-old over a
MANCHESTER UNITED star Nemanja Matic is ready to ditch his beloved Mini over fears it’s hindering his recovery from injury.
The Serbian midfielder has been a near-constant presence in the United team since his £40m switch from Chelsea last summer.
The 29-year-old has been playing with a number of niggling
CHELSEA chief Antonio Conte warned not to take on Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho by Fabio Capello.
The Blues manager has been embroiled in a war of words with the Special One, with ex-England boss Capello urging him to cool it.
The ex-Juventus and AC Milan boss, 71, reckons Conte
MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly agreed personal terms with Lucas Moura ahead of a potential £35million move from Paris Saint-Germain.
Jose Mourinho is desperately trying to bolster his attacking ranks this January after missing out on a winger in the summer.
And now the Brazilian has agreed to leave the French
ANTONIO CONTE admits his bust-up with Jose Mourinho is now personal.
Chelsea boss Conte has been embroiled in a bitter public spat with the Manchester United manager over the past two weeks.
The Italian was fuming after Mourinho suggested he and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp acted like "a clown" on
MANCHESTER UNITED'S warm-weather training camp in Dubai is not exactly going to plan.
Boss Jose Mourinho shared a video showing a torrential downpour outside his team's HQ.
The Old Trafford stars should be used to wet weather after moving to notoriously rainy Manchester.
But Mourinho will be praying for normal service
PICKING fights is nothing new to Jose Mourinho — and in 99 per cent of them he has the world’s biggest fanbase to back him up.
Take his latest spat with Antonio Conte.
Ignore the rights and wrongs, the schoolboy ‘he-said, she-said’ public slanging match.
If it’s the Manchester United boss
MAROUANE FELLAINI has told Jose Mourinho that he wants a new challenge not a new contract as he heads for the Old Trafford exit door.
The big Belgian has turned down a new deal to stay at Manchester United and is now free to negotiate with clubs abroad about
JOSE MOURINHO and Antonio Conte have been keeping us all entertained in the past week or so.
The Manchester United and Chelsea bosses quickly created one of the most memorable feuds in recent history in an incredible attack on each other.
Mourinho and Conte exchanged bitter blows for seemingly no