Some reaction to the news that Jose Mourinho has been appointed manager of Manchester United on Friday.
“José Mourinho is confirmed as the new manager of Manchester United. Great appointment for the club and Mourinho.
Former Leicester and England international striker Gary Lineker
“Next season will be electric in the dugouts. Mourinho, Klopp, Guardiola, Conte all fresh and keen….and Wenger of course.”
Added Lineker, now a television presenter
“Being first is in his blood. Jose Mourinho: Welcome to @ManUtd. #FirstNeverFollows
United’s and Mourinho’s sponsors Adidas
“Wow great news!!! Jose Mourinho is the new manager for @ManUtd #thespecialone”
South African rugby player JP Pietersen
“Jose.. Signed.. Sealed.. Delivered! #Mourinho announced @ManUtd manager!! My thoughts – https://www.facebook.com/RioFerdinandOfficial/posts
Former United defender Rio Ferdinand praised Mourinho as a “true winner” who was “made” for the Old Trafford club.
“Happy #Mourinho has agreed personal terms with @ManUtd !!! Hopefully first signing will be #Zlatan …”
Six-time tennis Grand Slam winner Boris Becker
“Congratulations to Jose Mourinho on his @ManUtd appointment. He’ll always be the #TheFrozenOne to us.”
Mourinho’s sponsors Jaguar’s tweeted on Thursday before deleting because the official announcement had not been made