Manchester United has extended the contract of manager Jose Mourinho, with the Portuguese now under contract until 2020.
Mourinho’s old deal was set to expire in 2019 but the club has moved to tie him down for another year.
Mourinho joined the English giants in 2016, and proceeded to win three trophies, including the UEFA Europa League, in his first season.
After announcing the signing of Alexis Sanchez in recent days, United would feel its a coup tying down the notoriously nomadic Portuguese for yet another season.
“I am really honoured and proud to be Manchester United manager. I would like to say a big thank you to the owners and to Mr Woodward for the recognition of my hard work and dedication. I am delighted they feel and trust that I am the right manager for this great club for the foreseeable future.” Mourinho said after signing his new deal.
“We have set very high standards – winning three trophies in one season – but those are the standards I expect my teams to aim for. We are creating the conditions for a brilliant and successful future for Manchester United.” he added.