Friday 23 March 2018

Video: Jose Mourinho shares bizarre footage of his arrival in Manchester

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jose Mourinho
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jose Mourinho
Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer

Jose Mourinho has touched down in his new home city ahead of his first official day as the new Manchester United manager.

Mourinho posted a video of his arrival by train in Manchester, as he prepares to take up residence at the club's Carrington training base for the first time on Monday.

The two-time Champions League winning boss is set to outline his vision for United later this week as he is presented to the media for the first time since he was confirmed as Louis van Gaal's successor at Old Trafford.

He will also get a chance to become acquainted with his new players, many of whom will be in attendance on his first day of pre-season training as they are not involved in the Euro 2016 finals in France.

Meetings with Spanish midfielder Juan Mata are planned amid suggestions that he could be surplus to requirement in the Mourinho set-up, with the arrival of Armenia attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan possibly meaning the end of Mata's time at United.

It seems as if Mourinho's active Instagram account will keep United fans up to date with his movements, with this stage-managed video a sign of things to come:

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