Manchester United have assured Jose Mourinho they will appoint him as their new manager this summer, according to widespread reports. The former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Inter boss has been in Manchester this week to fuel speculation he will be confirmed as Louis van Gaal’s replacement ahead of next season and it does look increasingly
Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Getting relegated takes its toll’ MK Dons made a mistake not investing in the squad with money from Dele Alli’s sale, says boss Karl Robinson, after being relegated from the Championship. Alli joined Tottenham in February 2015, but was loaned back to the Dons to help them
Jan Kirchhoff has said he feels the “happiest” in his career since he joined Sunderland during the January transfer window. The 25-year-old German signed an 18-month contract with Sunderland for an undisclosed fee from Bayern Munich and has become a regular in boss Sam Allardyce’s plans since.
Kirchhoff has been used as a defensive midfielder
Here are the top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers… Chelsea have pulled out of the race to sign Everton’s England defender John Stones. Incoming Blues boss Antonio Conte wants to sign Juventus’ Italy centre-back Leonardo Bonucci, 28, instead of Stones, leaving Manchester United free to sign the 21-year-old. (Daily Star) The Blues also want to sign Roma’s