Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Schmeichel Has Very High Hopes for the Special One

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Schmeichel Has Very High Hopes for the Special One

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JOSE Mourinho can bring the good times back to United in his 'dream job'.

Old Trafford goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel is confident the Portuguese manager will lead the club back to the top once he is installed as Louis van Gaal's successor.

The Dutchman was sacked on Monday despite leading the club to the FA Cup on Saturday and it is understood Mourinho has already agreed terms with United.

Schmeichel believes a move to appoint Mourinho has been in the works for some time.

He said: "I'm convinced this has been going on for a long time, with a lot of meetings taking place.

"Meetings with Mourinho, what kind of role he should have, how his managerial style is, meetings with Sir Bobby (Charlton), Sir Alex (Ferguson), so he's got a feeling of how he wants the club to go. …

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