26 Oct 2008

Man United deny succession rumours

2:38 pm on 26 October 2008

The English football giant Manchester United denies it has opened discussions about who'll succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at the club.

Speculation has been rife Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho could eventually replace the long serving manager.

A Manchester United spokesperson says as they've said many times before, there has been no discussion about who'll eventually succeed Sir Alex

Mourinho earlier this week said he would return to the English Premier League once his contract with Inter Milan expired in 2011.

Ferguson's recently declared he'd only remain at Old Trafford for another two years, meaning he would finish in 2010, after 24 years at the helm.