Paris Saint-Germain have made an approach to Jose Mourinho to become their new manager this summer, according to Sky Sports.
Only two days ago, it was reported that the Portuguese has signed a three-year deal to take over at Manchester United next season.
However, various media outlets have claimed that Mourinho will take charge of the Red Devils in the summer, while others have contested that Louis Van Gaal will see out his contract at Old Trafford.
Mourinho has also been linked with the job at Real Madrid, with some reports claiming that Los Blancos President Florentino Perez is desperate to bring him back to the club. The Portuguese recently turned down an offer to coach the Syria national team in their pursuit to secure World Cup qualification.
Mourinho led Chelsea to the Premier League and League Cup double last season, but was sacked in December after a horrible run of results left the Blues languishing near the relegation zone.
PSG have been known to consider “The Special One” to become their next coach. Mourinho is known to have a friendship with the club’s chairman, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who has tried to sign Mourinho twice and still believes the 53-year-old would be able to guide PSG to a Champions League triumph.
However, Twitter was very split on Sky’s news about their approach to Mourinho.
The orginal post:
BREAKING: PSG approach Jose Mourinho to become their new manager this summer #SSNHQ
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) 19 april 2016
There were the believers…
PSG approach Jose Mourinho to replace Laurent Blanc this summer. pic.twitter.com/pJkGTP74IZ
— Copa90 (@Copa90) 19 april 2016
Manchester United fans reading on Twitter that PSG have made their move for Jose Mourinho… pic.twitter.com/6A7lyCAQXg
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) 19 april 2016
Man United may have missed the boat on Mourinho with PSG now in the mix. Louis Van Gaal may be here to stay. pic.twitter.com/dfgCIG9CsX
— The Redmen TV (@TheRedmenTV) 19 april 2016
PSG want Mourinho well i guess he is not going to United. pic.twitter.com/NgzMQKPcpG
— Bigac4life (@Biggy4891) 19 april 2016
Awaiting a rag meltdown on Twitter within the next 48 hours 😂😂😂 Mourinho to PSG
— Peter Gregson (@PGregson1992) 19 april 2016
Mourinho to PSG is best for everyone. He gets easy trophies to add to his collection, PSG get their CL they’ve been aiming for.
— . (@WillianDeluxe) 19 april 2016
Come on let’s be honest it’s obvious Man United have No Intention of making Mourinho manager. #mufc
— Paul Bates #mufc (@Paul_Bates__) 19 april 2016
— LewisPritchard (@LewisPritchardx) 19 april 2016
and the doubters!
I think it’s a clear PR stunt to force Man Utd’s hand from Mourinho – again. It’s pretty shocking it’s taken MONTHS and no advancement.
— Liam Canning (@OffsideLiam) 19 april 2016
Don’t even care about Sky Sports reporting Jose Mourinho to PSG. Jorge Mendes is having them on. Mourinho is definitely a Red Devil.
— Asif. (@HerreraTekkers) 19 april 2016
Mourinho’s men behind the scene making up the PSG stories to push Man United to act fast or there is genuine interest. Time will tell
— Osman (@OsmanZtheGooner) 19 april 2016
Not convinced Mourinho will go to a country where a kit man can win the league https://t.co/7jbFUFk69o
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) 19 april 2016
Could be some truth behind the Mourinho to PSG talk, though Blanc only signed a new deal two months ago. Possibly PR with Mendes behind it.
— The Tactics Room (@TheTacticsRoom) 19 april 2016
I can almost imagine Mourinho, Jorge Mendes & co spreading PSG rumours so United wake up from their deep sleep to finalize the deal! #MUFC
— JamesHames (@JdotJames) 19 april 2016
Mourinho’s camp are playing it really well. First, there was Jose-Moratti dinner. Now, PSG approaching them. Pressuring United. #MUFC
— JamesHames (@JdotJames) 19 april 2016
PSG contacting Mourinho is no issue. Its an open secret how hard he craves the @ManUtd job. Only Ed Woodward can screw things up
— Etoro (@Etoro111) 19 april 2016