Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kluivert Jr: What Mourinho Said to Me in Stockholm

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Kluivert Jr: What Mourinho Said to Me in Stockholm

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JUSTIN Kluivert has revealed what United manager Jose Mourinho told him after the Europa League final last May.

The Ajax youngster was seen deep in conversation with the Portuguese following the Reds' 2-0 victory in Stockholm. It led to speculation the 18-year-old winger could move to Old Trafford. One publication even hired a lip-reader to interpret footage of what was being said, leading to claims Mourinho was inviting the son of Dutch legend Patrick Kluivert to join him at United.

However, Kluivert Jr said: "He just liked to see me. Mourinho knows me from the time that I was a little boy and my father played at Barcelona when Mourinho worked there as an assistant trainer." It hasn't stopped continuing speculation that the youngster could fit the bill for United. Mourinho wants to add a right-winger to his squad after failing to prise Ivan Perisic away from Inter Milan last summer. …

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