Jose Mourinho agent Jorge Mendes releases rare statement to counter Manchester United axe rumours

SUPER agent Jorge Mendes has said his client Jose Mourinho is staying at Old Trafford amid speculation regarding his future.

The 55-year-old is under huge pressure from the fans with the Red Devils languishing eighth in the table following their 2-2 draw against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho agent Jorge Mendes releases rare statement to counter Manchester United axe rumoursGetty – Contributor5 Jose Mourinho posed for the camera as he was presesnt at his club's Dream Day
Jose Mourinho agent Jorge Mendes releases rare statement to counter Manchester United axe rumoursGetty – Contributor5 Mourinho was all smiles as he took pictures with Red Devils fans
Jose Mourinho agent Jorge Mendes releases rare statement to counter Manchester United axe rumoursGetty – Contributor5 Mourinho's agent Mendes has declared that Manchester United are happy with him

Despite Mendes' claims, SunSport understands that United are prepared to fork out £40million to bring Maurico Pochettino to the Theatre of Dreams.

The Argentinian is the club's number one target next summer, and believe they can lure him away from his pots at Tottenham.

But in a statement supplied by the Telegraph, Mendes rubbished the reports, where he stated United are firmly behind the Portuguese gaffer.

Mendes, who also represents the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and David De Gea, said: "There have been more rumours of Jose Mourinho leaving Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho agent Jorge Mendes releases rare statement to counter Manchester United axe rumoursReuters5 United sit eighth in the Premier League table after drawing 2-2 with Arsenal on Wednesday
Jose Mourinho agent Jorge Mendes releases rare statement to counter Manchester United axe rumoursReuters5 United are understood to be lining up a £40m swoop for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino

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