Manchester United are growing ever closer to landing Jose Mourinho this summer, with plenty of the world’s media saying that a deal has already been agreed. Now, the former Chelsea manager is outlying his plans at Old Trafford before he has even arrived.
The Daily Mirror say that Mourinho has told Manchester United to appoint Atletico Madrid’s Sporting Director, Andrea Berta. The English publication go on to say that if appointed, Berta would take over and be allowed to handle player negotiations instead of Edward Woodward, who seems to be struggling on that front.
Jose Mourinho would still have control of Manchester United’s transfer targets, but he’d work closely with Berta, who would then secure the signatures of the players.
This seems like the best move for everyone. Edward Woodward clearly isn’t all that talented at player negotiating, but he’s good at all the commercial stuff. If we can bring someone in to sort out transfers then that’d fix plenty of our problems straight away.