Manchester United and Jose Mourinho have made no vital progress in talks over a brand new contract, sources have advised ESPN FC.
Mourinho signed a three-year deal when he took over at Previous Trafford which may preserve him on the membership till 2019.
Preliminary discussions over an extension befell in September however sources have advised ESPN FC that they haven’t superior any additional.
It comes amid hypothesis Paris Saint-Germain are involved in hiring the Portuguese coach, both on the finish of the season or the next summer season, to exchange Unai Emery, who’s underneath stress to win the Champions League.
Sources insist the French membership haven’t made an strategy.
Nonetheless, the 54-year-old has already modified his stance on how lengthy he expects to remain at United.
Mourinho advised ESPN FC throughout final summer season’s preseason tour of the US that he may keep at Previous Trafford for “15 years.”
However talking forward of a Champions League tie towards Benfica in October, he stated that, though he plans to handle for one more 15 years, they won’t all be spent at Previous Trafford.
“I believe I’ll be 15 years minimal within the job.” he stated in Lisbon.
“The one factor that I stated and is true, and there was not misinterpretation of my phrases, is I’m not going to finish my profession at Manchester United.”
In an interview with French broadcaster TF1 final month, he described PSG, who sanctioned a world document deal for Neymar in the summertime, as “particular” and “magic.”
Mourinho has, although, left the door open to signal a brand new contract at United.
In the meantime, sources have advised ESPN FC that, regardless of the shadow of PSG, the membership are relaxed about his future with greater than 18 months to run on his current deal.
Rob is ESPN FC’s Manchester United correspondent. Observe him on Twitter @RobDawsonESPN.