MANCHESTER UNITED are reluctant to supply Jose Mourinho a brand new deal at Outdated Trafford, in line with reviews.
Purple Devils chiefs are believed to have doubts over the Portuguese boss after discovering themselves 13 factors behind rivals Manchester Metropolis.
In keeping with the Mirror, United bosses are holding off handing the 54-year-old a brand new contract as they’ve reservations whether or not he lead the membership to Premier League glory.
The title seems to be all-but over this season as Pep Guardiola’s males have dropped simply two factors of their opening 19 top-flight matches.
And extra questions are being requested of the ex-Actual Madrid supervisor after the Europa League champions succumbed to a late Leicester objective on Sunday to attract 2-2 on the King Energy Stadium.
Mourinho’s present deal on the Theatre of Goals expires in 2020, however United have the choice of triggering an additional 12 months on his £12million-a-year contract.
His first season accountable for the membership yielded two main trophies, however after heavy funding in the summertime, the EFL Cup winners have flattered to deceive.
Despite the fact that sitting in first place, Mourinho’s males have been criticised for his or her defensive fashion of play, regardless of scoring the third most within the league.
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Since succeeding Louis van Gaal in the summertime of 2016, United have spent near £300m on new recruits, however aren’t any nearer to sealing their 21st league championship.
And his aspect suffered embarrassment within the Carabao Cup after they have been knocked out within the quarter-final towards Bristol Metropolis.
Since changing into a supervisor, Mourinho has the gained the league title at each membership in his second season in cost, however barring a spectacular Metropolis collapse, United must compete for second spot.
Subsequent up for United is a house tie towards Burnley on Boxing Day, adopted by matches towards Southampton and Everton.