Man United May Sack Van Gaal, Appoint Jose Mourinho Before The End Of The Season

The Manchester United board are reportedly considering
hiring Jose Mourinho by the end of this month in a desperate
bid to salvage the club’s season. This decision was reportedly
taken after Red Devils lost 2-1 to Sunderland on Saturday
leaving them six points adrift of the top four.
The Sun reports that Chelsea former boss Mourinho may
replace Van Gaal in time for United’s next league game at
home to Arsenal on February 28, and though he’d prefer to
take up the hotseat in the summer, United officials are
considering bringing him in this month in a desperate bid to
save the side’s faltering campaign.
They believe they will lose nothing by bringing in Mourinho
before the end of the season and axing Van Gaal earlier than
Van Gaal after Saturday’s defeat admitted the club’s best
chance of re-entering the Champions League is to win the
Europa League trophy but they’re showing few signs of being
able to compete against the other teams in the league. It is
added that Van Gaal has taken a short-term rent on a new pad
in Manchester, which would allow him to move out at any