Willian and five more ex-Mourinho players United should target

As we reported on Friday, based on an exclusive from The Express, Manchester United are looking to make Chelsea’s Willian one of Jose Mourinho’s next big signings at Old Trafford.

Mourinho is likely to be busy in January as he looks to make his first season as Man United boss a success. With competition fiercer than ever for those UEFA Champions League places. he could look to players he has previously worked with to give his side a much-needed boost.

Why waste time on new faces when you know who can do a job and who can’t?

Mourinho has worked with some of the world’s best players throughout his illustrious career, from Deco at Porto in the early 2000s right through to Ronaldo at Real Madrid.

Of the players still featuring at the top level, which ones may tempt him to splash the cash?

Here are five players who’ve worked with Mourinho before¬†we reckon Man United should target in January…