Under fire United boss, Louis van Gaal, has blasted reports of Mourinho taking over in the summer as ‘an absolute scandal’.
Pressure has eased slightly on the Dutchman since securing a place in the FA Cup Quarter Final after beating Shrewsbury Town and progressing to the last 16 in the Europa League after beating Midtjylland 6-3 on aggregate.
Despite this, van Gaal is still the bookies favourite as the next Premier League manager to leave his job with Mourinho still a hot favourite to replace him.
The United manager had this to say to dutch TV channel RTL7:
Mourinho has said things a number of times with a lot of words, but he does not have to tell me anything. I find the whole thing ridiculous.
No, I don’t want United to do something either. I don’t even want them to react to things which I read in the media or which are being created.
We, the club and I, are not going to help the media right now by denying things.
I think what is happening is an absolute scandal.
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