Mourinho has a giant contract at Old Trafford however failure to be within the Champions League may make shafting the out-of-favour Portuguese an entire lot simpler
The Red Devils’ prime brass are in settlement that the Tottenham boss is the one contender to exchange the out-of-favour Jose Mourinho subsequent summer time.
However, his saving grace has been that it will be too costly to sack him.
But in accordance to The Sun, there’s a clause within the Portuguese’s contract meaning it’s going to value United much less to sack him if they aren’t within the Champions League.
They are prepared to do battle with Real Madrid for Pochettino, 46, and regardless of the present turmoil, United consider they will promote the Argentine a extra engaging proposition.
United have completed enterprise with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy up to now after shopping for Michael Carrick and Dimitar Berbatov in 2006 and 2008 respectively.
Pochettino is set to lead the north London membership into their new stadium within the New Year and signed a five-year, £8m-a-season deal simply final summer time.
It is known he turned down the United job in 2016 after they relieved Louis van Gaal of his duties however that has not delay government vice-chairman Ed Woodward.
The 13-time Premier League winners are already 18 factors behind leaders Manchester City within the desk.
Meanwhile, Spurs have completed within the prime 4 in three successive seasons underneath Pochettino, who joined them from Southampton in 2014.
However, Pochettino has spoken publicly about Spurs’ want to spend money on contemporary blood which was not given to him final summer time after Spurs failed to recruit a single participant within the switch window.