Mourinho set to lose his right-hand man

Lynette Rowe
May 13, 2018

Faria, 42, is now the Manchester United assistant manager working under Jose Mourinho, with the pair having worked together for the last 17 years at a variety of clubs around Europe.

Faria is one of the names who have been linked with filling the large vacuum being left by Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.

Manchester United have cooled their interest in signing Jorginho from Napoli this summer, allowing Manchester City a free run on the midfielder, according to reports in the British media.

"After a lot of consideration, and with a very heavy heart, I have decided the time is right for me to move on", he said in a statement.

"I've been so lucky to play with him for years and hopefully I can enjoy him as an assistant". Nevertheless, I've felt for a while that I want to spend rather more high quality time with my household earlier than pursuing any new problem in my skilled life.

Rui Faria has held a 17-year-long relationship with Mourinho at the numerous clubs in which the gaffer managed and managed to nurture a really strong bond.

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"I would like to thank him for the opportunity and confidence, for the knowledge and experience, but most importantly for his friendship".

The same story also says that Manchester United could make two midfield signings this summer, with Michael Carrick set to retire at the end of the season and Marouane Fellaini's long-term future at Old Trafford still in doubt. "But we did our job the best we could and now I think the boys can feel they did a positive Premier League, of course much better than last season".

The pair have won 25 trophies together at Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United, including two... Coaching, taking part in, travelling, finding out, laughing and in addition a number of tears of happiness.

"Seventeen years and the kid is now a man", the Red Devils boss told the club's official website. The intelligent student is now a football expert, ready for a successful career as a manager.

United take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley next weekend, having already secured a second-place finish in the Premier League behind champions Manchester City.

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