Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update 4 4 4 World renowned football agent Mendes says reports of his client leaving Old Trafford are “totally untrue” The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Most Read In Football latest In a rare statement, Mendes said: “There have been more rumours of Jose Mourinho leaving Manchester United. It’s totally untrue.“Jose is very happy at the club and the club is very happy with him.“He has a long-term contract with Manchester United and is fully committed to the club in building a solid winning project.”The 52-year-old, who also represents the likes of David De Gea and Cristiano Ronaldo, was responding to a story in The Sun which claimed the Red Devils were lining up a £40m move to make Mauricio Pochettino their next manager. However, those claims have been rejected by Mendes, who says his client will not be leaving Old Trafford.Mourinho, who signed a contract extension until 2020 back in January, has been given assurances over his future.United host Fulham tomorrow in the Premier League searching for a first league win in five games. SORRY Jose Mourinho is “fully committed” to Manchester United and reports he is set to lose his job are “totally untrue”, according to his agent Jorge Mendes.Mendes, one of the most influential agents in world football, says the Portuguese has been given assurances from the Premier League club’s hierarchy that he is their long-term man. BEST OF Pogba was dropped to the bench along with another big-money signing Romelu Lukaku in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw with Arsenal – a night when this summer’s main acquisition Fred did not even make the squad.January signing Alexis Sanchez has floundered so far and Mourinho made his annoyance at the lack of a defensive reinforcement known during the summer. 4 Jose Mourinho is not leaving Manchester United, his agent Jorge Mendes has confirmed revealed Reports had linked Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino with a £40m move to United scrap Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos LATEST Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba have endured a turbulent relationship this season They are currently sitting in eighth spot, behind the likes of Everton and Bournemouth, with an eye-watering eight-point gap to the top four.Mourinho’s third season at the club sees United already 18 points behind Pep Guardiola’s City, who they finished runners-up to in a 2017-18 campaign that also saw them reach the FA Cup final.The Portuguese became the first manager in the Old Trafford giants’ history to win a major trophy in his first season, collecting the EFL Cup and Europa League after lifting the Community Shield. Progress has stalled this term.While United qualified for the Champions League knockout phase with a match to spare, thanks in no small part to the memorable comeback win at Juventus, they fell at the first hurdle of the Carabao Cup to second-tier Derby and their league struggles have been compounded by off-field matters.The relationship with star turn and club-record signing Paul Pogba has often been strained, with the manager taking the vice-captaincy off him before September’s meeting against Derby before then having a well-documented training ground disagreement with him shortly after.
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