The Portuguese manager has agreed personal terms with the Red Devils and will replace Louis van Gaal after he was sacked on Monday.
Mourinho’s agent Jorge Mendes has flown in for talks with Ed Woodward and a deal is close to being finalised.
This longest of long-running sagas looks set to finally to come to a close in the coming days after months and months of speculation.
Attention then turns to who Mourinho will bring in with him.
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