Jose Mourinho Jr. signs two-year-deal with Fulham as his father begins to reshape his squad at Manchester United
- Jose Mourinho’s son played as a goalkeeper for a number of youth teams
- However, he has decided to commit his immediate future to Fulham
- Mourinho Sr. is putting the finishing touches to a pair of transfer deals
- Manchester United are on the cusp of signing up Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Jose Mourinho Jr. has signed a two-year deal with deal to represent Championship side Fulham.
The son of new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has played for a number of youth teams at clubs that his father has managed, including Real Madrid and Chelsea.
Rather than joining him at Old Trafford, he has decided to stay with Fulham, who he has played for as a goalkeeper in their youth teams.
Jose Mourinho Jr., who plays as a goalkeeper at youth team level, has signed a two-year-deal with Fulham
The son of Jose Mourinho, right, pictured celebrating Chelsea’s League Cup victory in the 2014-15 season
Mourinho Jr wrote on Twitter: ‘Proud to say I just signed my two-year deal with Fulham FC’.
His father has been busy preparing his brand new side for the Premier League season.
Defender Eric Bailly has already moved to Old Trafford as Mourinho seeks to bolster his back-line, with United having struggled considerably with their defence since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is also expected to be officially announced as a new signing, having posted statements to his Instagram and Twitter accounts saying he join the club.
The Mourinho family pose for a photo shortly before the manager returned to Manchester to start work
A deal has for Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan is also nearly complete.
United will be hoping to significantly improve on their fifth-placed finish in the Premier League last season, although they did win the FA Cup.
Mourinho will also have a point to prove after losing his job at Chelsea the season after they won the Premier League. Chelsea were stranded in 16th when he was removed from his role.
Mourinho Jr. played at youth team level for a number of clubs that his father has managed including Chelsea
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently having a medical at Manchester United ahead of a transfer to the club
Ibrahimovic announced his move to Manchester United with an Instagram post on Thursday afternoon