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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho ‘to clash with board over summer transfer funds’… re-opening door to PSG move

Old Trafford manager insisted he needed more cash to compete with rivals domestically and in Europe

PSG are ready to move for Jose Mourinho if Manchester United do not back him in the transfer market, according to reports.

After United’s disastrous Champions League exit to Sevilla, Mourinho insisted he needed more cash to spend in order to compete both domestically and in Europe.

Jose Mourinho is reportedly set to clash with Manchester United chiefs over summer spending

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Jose Mourinho is reportedly set to clash with Manchester United chiefs over summer spending

According to the Mirror, the Old Trafford board are reluctant to meet his demands having already handed him nearly £300million since he arrived in 2016.

The report claims PSG are still hopeful of signing the Portuguese and will come calling should Mourinho and United clash.


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Mourinho, 55, gave a gushing interview about the French giants in October.

Doubts over his future emerged but he has since signed a new United deal until 2020.

Manchester United were embarrassed by Sevilla on Tuesday night

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Manchester United were embarrassed by Sevilla on Tuesday night

PSG boss Unai Emery is expected to be chopped in the summer

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PSG boss Unai Emery is expected to be chopped in the summer

PSG boss Unai Emery is expected to be replaced at the end of the season having failed to mount a Champions League challenge despite spending over £364m on Neymar and Kylian Mbappe alone.

The Red Devils’ top brass are reportedly unwilling to hand Mourinho a blank cheque in the summer.

Chelsea star Willian, who Mourinho worked with at Stamford Bridge, is a £60m target.


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Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and highly-rated Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri are also reportedly on his list.

City chief Pep Guardiola has spent a staggering £448m since arriving at the Etihad in 2016 – the same time Mourinho joined United.

Pressure is mounting on Mourinho after his failure to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals.

United legends Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand laid into the Special One for his tactics in the 2-1 defeat at home to Sevilla on Tuesday.

When asked after the match what had to change, Mourinho said: “Everything. Everything has to change. Everybody spends money, right? Not just us, no? It’s a natural process, every team invests.”


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