José Mourinho has described his appointment as Manchester United manager as a special honour, adding that he has always felt an affinity with Old Trafford.
He took charge as manager of Manchester United on a three-year deal.
Mourinho, who has the option for a further year on his deal, said: “To become Manchester United manager is a special honour in the game. It is a club known and admired throughout the world.
“There is a mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match.
“I have always felt an affinity with Old Trafford; it has hosted some important memories for me in my career and I have always enjoyed a rapport with the United fans.
“I’m looking forward to being their manager and enjoying their magnificent support in the coming years.”