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Manchester United name Jose Mourinho's backroom staff

Published 07/07/2016

Rui Faria has been named as Jose Mourinho's assistant manager at Manchester United
Rui Faria has been named as Jose Mourinho's assistant manager at Manchester United

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's backroom staff have been confirmed.

Trusted lieutenant Rui Faria has become the Red Devils' assistant manager. Mourinho first met Faria at Barcelona before he worked as Mourinho's fitness coach during his time in charge of Uniao de Leiria in Portugal and followed him to Chelsea (twice), Inter Milan and Real Madrid.

Coaches Silvino Louro, who has been with Mourinho for more than a decade having started out as his goalkeeping coach, Ricardo Formosinho and Carlos Lalin - who also have previous experience working with the Portuguese - and Emilio Alvarez have all been confirmed as members of the coaching staff along with analyst Giovanni Cerra.

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