MANCHESTER UNITED have been advised to take Jose Mourinho’s recommendation and appoint Portuguese Mario Branco as sporting director.
Mourinho advised United chief Ed Woodward earlier than he was axed to have a look at bringing in Branco.
The Portuguese supremo has labored wonders this season in serving to PAOK Thessaloniki stun Greek soccer by touchdown their first title for 34 years.
Branco has solely been at PAOK for a 12 months however has rejuvenated the membership whereas working impressively within the switch market.
He would, nevertheless, relish an opportunity of switching to Outdated Trafford and dealing beneath Pink Satan’s boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
A supply near Branco advised SunSport: “Mario has proven he has all of the credentials to work on the very high.
“PAOK are reborn and an rising drive in Europe due to him.
“However a problem like Manchester United is a as soon as in a lifetime alternative and hopefully the folks at United took on board Mourinho’s suggestion.”
Branco, 43, arrived in Greece from Hadjuk Cut up and was initially head of improvement earlier than touchdown the sporting director function in November.
He has additionally labored in Spain, Portugal and Romania.