The Jose Mourinho to Manchester United transfer rumours has taken a step in the forward direction. Even when the fans are left bemused as to who their next manager will be next season, the media has consistently linked the Portuguese tactician to the club.

This time daily star reports that over £300 million will be made available for him to spend on new signings when he becomes the United manager.

Mourinho was initially linked with a move Paris Saint Germain but the club President having said that they would stick Laurent Blanc for another season has left Manchester United has the only top club currently attracting the Portuguese interest.

The United eggheads remain mute over the whole situation and its remains to be seen what their decision will be ahead of next season.

Their silence may either mean they are ready to work with Louis Van Gaal for yet another season or they are waiting for the season’s end before they could hand him the sack letter, as they obviously would not want to disrupt the flow of the team.

It was reported earlier this month that Mourinho is confident of becoming the next United manager and some sources were quoted as saying that he has disclosed to close friends of his meeting with the United representatives