The 53-year-old Portuguese and former Chelsea Manager, Jose Mourinho has been announced as the new manager and signed a £30 million for a three-year deal with Manchester United. The deal is said to worth about £12 million-a-year.
Mourinho who returns to coaching after he was sacked by Chelsea FC in December 2015, following a disappointment on his second spell at Stanford Bridge will take on Louis Van Gaal’s job and manage the affairs at the Old Trafford from now on.
Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, expressed his happiness at Mourinho’s arrival and took to his social media accounts to welcome Mourinho to the club.
“Congratulations to Jose on being announced manager of the biggest club in the world! This is Jose Mourinho’s most exciting and most challenging job yet,” he said.
“One thing I can tell Manchester United fans is that they have got themselves a true winner in all aspects. His CV shows success!”