Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Still to Contact Prospective Director of Football

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Still to Contact Prospective Director of Football

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UNITED have not yet made contact with Luis Campos about the club's prospective director of football role, according to sources.

He and Jose Mourinho go way back, and even came up against each other on the touchline while Mourinho was managing Porto.

Indeed, it was the former Gil Vicente boss who ended Mourinho's 27-game unbeaten run in 2004. Eight years later, Mourinho headhunted Campos as his tactical and talent scout at Real Madrid and the pair remain close.

Campos is Lille's sporting director, but M.E.N. Sport understands he wants to leave and has previously held talks with Chelsea about their vacant technical director position.

But United have yet to reach out to the 53-year-old as they cast the net wide ahead of appointing a director of football for the first time. …

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