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United feared Mourinho 'instability'

May 22, 2013
By Miguel Delaney
Manchester United officials felt that appointing Jose Mourinho as replacement for Alex Ferguson had the potential for too much instability at the club, ESPN understands.

The Manchester United board did, however, intensely discuss the merits of appointing the Portuguese coach until quite close to the eventual announcement of David Moyes as their new manager.

Moyes was named as Ferguson's successor on Thursday, May 9, with a statement explaining the decision had been "unanimously ...

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