Jose Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes flew down to England from China to hold talks with Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and finalise a contract on Tuesday. Mourinho has reportedly agreed to his length of contract and salary, but the meeting will continue on Wednesday as well to fine tune the rest of the clauses in the contract.
According to a Sky Sports report, Mourinho has agreed personal terms with Manchester United, but lawyers from both ends are still involved in certain negotiations over a number of image right issues, which has to be cleared before the former Chelsea boss signs the deal.
Both Mourinho and Manchester United have respective contracts with kit sponsor Adidas. The Portuguese manager is a global ambassador for Adidas and the Red Devils signed a 10-year contract worth £750m last year.
Mourinho also has a deal with car giants Jaguar and at the same time General Motors' Chevrolet is United's shirt sponsor.
So, both Mourinho and the club must make sure there are no clashes, before the former is roped in as the next Manchester United manager.
It is not confirmed yet whether these issues will be resolved by Wednesday, but it is expected that Mourinho will put pen to paper on his contract soon.
Reports suggest that Mendes and Woodward are working hard with their respective lawyers to resolve these issues and the announcement will be made by the club by this week.
Meanwhile, Memphis Depay feels if Mourinho becomes the new boss, it will be interesting. The Netherlands player also said that he is going to ask Wesley Sneijder about the former Real Madrid manager as the latter has worked with Mourinho at Inter Milan, where they won the Champions League together in 2010.
"If the arrival of Mourinho becomes official, I'll ask Wesley Sneijder what kind of man he is. That's interesting. It all sounds so, but it is not yet official," Depay was quoted as saying by Independent.