Neil Ashton: Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo will put personal differences aside to share a handshake… but one will lose face at Old Trafford

Neil Ashton: Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo will put personal differences aside to share a handshake… but one will lose face at Old Trafford

It has to be that way because Ronnie is revered by the Manchester United fans who watched him score 15 times for them in the Champions League. Some of them were glorious. Rising high above Roma’s defence to head a chip from…

Jose Mourinho and Ed Woodward to hold clear the air talks with Manchester United boss convinced board are making plans to replace him

Jose Mourinho and Ed Woodward to hold clear the air talks with Manchester United boss convinced board are making plans to replace him

The Manchester United boss and executive vice chairman will meet in London with Mourinho’s job still in doubt. Mourinho is convinced the club have been making contingency plans for his succession. If Woodward can convince him that’s not the case, the Portuguese…

Jose Mourinho uses programme notes to say Manchester United are performing better in Europe than Premier League rivals

Jose Mourinho uses programme notes to say Manchester United are performing better in Europe than Premier League rivals

With the pressure on after a run of disappointing results, the Special One seems to be looking for any evidence that things aren’t as bad as they seem. Manchester United have taken four points from their opening two Champions League games –…

Jose Mourinho hauls off Eric Bailly for Juan Mata after Manchester United's nightmare start against Newcastle

Jose Mourinho hauls off Eric Bailly for Juan Mata after Manchester United's nightmare start against Newcastle

The Ivorian defender paid the price after Kennedy and Yoshinori Muto put Toon 2-0 up. Under-fire Jose Mourinho responded by replacing Bailly with Mata as he tries to get something from his players. Reports have suggested the United boss would lose his…

Jose Mourinho gives secret ‘pinky finger signal’ again as he leaves Lowry Hotel for massive Manchester United vs Newcastle game at Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho gives secret ‘pinky finger signal’ again as he leaves Lowry Hotel for massive Manchester United vs Newcastle game at Old Trafford

The Special One, 55, looked somewhat downbeat en route to Old Trafford but once again baffled onlookers with his gesture. Mourinho shook hands and even posed for photos with fans as he left his hotel – checking his phone on his way…

Jose Mourinho 'to be sacked' as Manchester United boss THIS weekend, astonishing reports claim

Jose Mourinho 'to be sacked' as Manchester United boss THIS weekend, astonishing reports claim

The Portuguese manager will be axed as Red Devils boss regardless of the result against Newcastle on Saturday night, the Daily Mirror report. However, Manchester United dismissed the report as 'nonsense' on Saturday morning. SunSport earlier this week reported the Old Trafford…

With Jose Mourinho on the brink at Manchester United, why now is the perfect time for Premier League teams to change manager

With Jose Mourinho on the brink at Manchester United, why now is the perfect time for Premier League teams to change manager

The likes of Manchester United, Cardiff, Newcastle and Huddersfield could all benefit with a change, according to statistics. According to Grosvenorsport, teams on average gain five positions in the table by the end of the season. Unfortunately for Red Devils fans, this…

Jose Mourinho waves little finger at camera after Manchester United’s bore draw with Valencia… but what does it mean?

Jose Mourinho waves little finger at camera after Manchester United’s bore draw with Valencia… but what does it mean?

The Portuguese, 55, oversaw a bore draw as the Red Devils blew the chance to clinch three points at home to Valencia to tie 0-0. And after the game the manager walked off the pitch and waggled the little finger on his…

Jose Mourinho refuses to deny he held phone talks with Zinedine Zidane amid growing pressure on his Man United future

Jose Mourinho refuses to deny he held phone talks with Zinedine Zidane amid growing pressure on his Man United future

We revealed this morning how Zidane had been in touch with the Manchester United boss to reassure him he was not plotting behind his back. Mourinho, who looked to have been snubbed by Paul Pogba again at training today, was then asked…

Jose Mourinho reveals he could bring Memphis Depay back to Manchester United as Red Devils have buy-back clause

Jose Mourinho reveals he could bring Memphis Depay back to Manchester United as Red Devils have buy-back clause

The Dutchman was outstanding for Lyon as they beat Manchester City in their opening Champions League Group F game at the Etihad on Wednesday. Depay, 24, moved to Old Trafford for £25million under Louis Van Gaal in 2015 from PSV Eindhoven. But…

Jose Mourinho slams plastic pitch despite Manchester United cruising past Young Boys

Jose Mourinho slams plastic pitch despite Manchester United cruising past Young Boys

Captain Paul Pogba’s first-half brace and a second-half strike from Anthony Martial ensured Manchester United came through their Champions League opener against Young Boys unscathed. But Mourinho still fumed: “I don’t understand how you can play the best European competition on artificial…

Jose Mourinho reveals he left Luke Shaw out of Manchester United's clash with Watford to protect him after concussion

Jose Mourinho reveals he left Luke Shaw out of Manchester United's clash with Watford to protect him after concussion

Shaw has been medically cleared to feature for Manchester United a week after suffering concussion while away on England duty. But United boss Mourinho decided he did not want to take any chances with the health of the left-back so left him…

Mourinho accepts sentence in tax case

Mourinho accepts sentence in tax case

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly accepted a one-year prison sentence as part of a deal to settle a Spanish tax evasion case but is unlikely to actually serve any jail time. Spanish law states a sentence of under two years…

Pressure rising on Mourinho, Manchester United in EPL

Pressure rising on Mourinho, Manchester United in EPL

The pressure is on Manchester United as they visit Burnley on Sunday desperate to avoid a third straight defeat in what has been a poor start to their Premier League campaign. Monday's 3-0 home loss to Tottenham Hotspur followed the 3-2 capitulation…

Jose Mourinho: I always put my club first

Jose Mourinho: I always put my club first

Jose Mourinho insists he always puts his club's needs before his own as he challenged his Manchester United players to repay the faith of the fans against Tottenham Hotspur on Monday night (5am Tuesday AEST). The United manager hopes supporters can turn…

Mourinho begins Manchester United revamp with Dalot signing

Mourinho begins Manchester United revamp with Dalot signing

Manchester United are expected to sign Porto right-back Diogo Dalot after activating the €20 million (A$ 31 million) release clause in his contract. An announcement is due within the next few days as manager Jose Mourinho steps up his efforts to strengthen…

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and City rival Pep Guardiola painted sharing passionate embrace

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and City rival Pep Guardiola painted sharing passionate embrace

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and City rival Pep Guardiola painted sharing passionate embrace

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and City rival Pep Guardiola painted sharing passionate embrace

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reveals Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku dropped after West Brom defeat but says Nemanja Matic is being rested for FA Cup semi-final

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reveals Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku dropped after West Brom defeat but says Nemanja Matic is being rested for FA Cup semi-final

The Red Devils boss made seven changes for the trip to the Vitality Stadium following the dismal defeat to West Brom that handed neighbours Man City the title. United were severely criticised after the shock loss and Mourinho promised to wield the…