Jose Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes is reportedly set for talks with Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to discuss the prospect of his client becoming the Red Devils' new manager.
It has been said that the Portuguese super-agent will contact United's executive vice-chairman after speculation that manager Louis van Gaal may keep his job at the end of this season arose.
Mourinho is understood to be rattled by Van Gaal's admission that he helped prepare the club's pre-season tour schedule in China and that he is working on deals for potential signings in the summer transfer window.
Reports out of Spain have claimed that a deal in principle is already in place for the ex-Chelsea man to take over the reigns at United, but according to the Manchester Evening News, Mourinho has asked Mendes to make sure he's still in line for the role.
According to reports in the Netherlands, Van Gaal will be given the opportunity see out his three-year contract, which expires in June 2017, at the club despite a disappointing second campaign with them, which does not sit well with Mourinho and his camp.
The Red Devils are within a point of fourth-placed Manchester City after back-to-back wins in the Premier League.
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