In an emotional turn for Manchester football, it implies he would continue his poisonous competition with Pep Guardiola, who was declared last Monday as City's new manager for next season.
No arrangement has been marked however talks have opened and Mourinho has his heart set at work.
United consider him to be the exclusive who can clash with Guardiola when attempting to draw new ability to the club.
City as of now wish to land Paul Pogba from Juventus and John Stones from Everton. United trust the landing of Mourinho, who calls himself the Special One, will allow them to contend.
The Portuguese needs to keep working in England and Sportsmail comprehends he turned down two ways to deal with come back to Real Madrid — the second after he was sacked by Chelsea in December — to do as such.
Mourinho was sounded out by Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013 about turning into his successor however had effectively dedicated to Chelsea.
Louis van Gaal's position at Old Trafford has turned out to be progressively full. United will roll out an improvement in the late spring as sources near Mourinho have shown he has no wish to assume control amidst a season, inclining toward rather to begin once again in front of the 2016-17 battle.
The previous Inter Milan and Real Madrid manager drove Chelsea to the Premier League title last season - his third - in his second spell at the club.
In any case, in the midst of bits of gossip about turmoil in the squad and taking after contention including club specialist Eva Carneiro, Mourinho's group endured the most exceedingly terrible begin to a season by the champions, bringing about his sacking in Decem