Manchester United are reportedly ready to reward their manager Jose Mourinho with a new contract just after sixth months in charge to take him well beyond the three years that was originally given to him.
The authority of the club is said to be very much pleased with the Portuguese manager with his contributions to the club both on and off the field and ready to show their faith in the manager by giving him a new extended year in the contract which runs beyond the summer of 2019. According to a report by The Times, the Manchester United administration believes he is the perfect replacement of Sir Alex Ferguson, in terms of tactics, dedication, winning spirit and everything else a Manchester Unite manager should be despite their worst start to a season for 27 years.
Mourinho has never remained at a club for over three years, however, the Old Trafford wants the 53-year-old boss to break that cycle with them.
Mourinho, who replaced the sacked the former manager Louis van Gaal in July, is also reportedly keen to stay at Manchester United prior his present contract and it is comprehended the owner, the Glazer family, are likewise in support.
In October Mourinho said: “I would like to stay here for many, many years. That would mean that probably I wouldn’t be searching for another club in the Premier League.”
And this could be now true as it seems Manchester United is ready to give the manager the time and platform to build something special at Old Trafford.
The Portuguese manager has had his team go victorious in consecutive 10 games in all competitions recently and won three matches on a trot. However, currently 13 points behind the league leaders it is unlikely that the Red Devils could make their league counts to 21st this season. They are currently 6th on the Premier League table and have the opportunity to get into the Champions League place with only four points behind the fourth-placed Arsenal should they proceed with their fine keep running of shape.
The English giants will next face Sunderland on the Boxing day at Old Trafford and will be hopeful to keep their momentum going.