He wanted his own future sorted but is also keen to get to work on United’s squad straight away, both Van Gaal and David Moyes having started in mid-summer.
A number of key players including Michael Carrick, who is out of contract, need their futures sorted and Mourinho wants in to discuss their plans.
Juan Mata’s future is now uncertain after he was sold by Mourinho to United while he was at Chelsea two years ago.
Former Inter Milan and Real Madrid boss Mourinho will also be told to avoid public spats which have plagued his stints at previous clubs.
Mourinho was across London at the O2 for David Haye’s latest fight as events were unfolding at Wembley on Saturday evening.
He has coveted the United hotseat and is keen to follow in Sir Alex Ferguson’s footsteps having always looked up to the Scot.