Manchester United have completed their ‘biggest ever signing’ after hiring Jose Mourinho, says former chief-executive Peter Kenyon.
Kenyon infamously left United to join Chelsea in the early days of the Roman Abramovich era and was involved in the negotiations which took Mourinho to Stamford Bridge in 2004.
“When I appointed him I was looking for someone who could bring a winning mentality to what was already a good team,” he told the Metro. “What Jose brought was a winning mentality and that led to Chelsea winning their first title in 50 years that season.”
“That’s the ability he has. He makes good players better. Everybody talks about new signings but the current players at Manchester will be better under Jose Mourinho.”
“They’ll get a coach who brings new techniques, new developments and forward thinking. I think he’ll have an immediate impact. It’s United’s biggest ever signing.”