Man United on the agenda? Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho spotted deep in conversation in the stands ahead of Euro 2024 opener between Germany and Scotland in Munich

Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho were pictured deep in conversation in the stands ahead of Scotland’s Euro 2024 opener against Germany. 

The former Manchester United bosses also smiled for a selfie as they settled in for a huge match in Munich.

Scotland fans will hope Ferguson’s presence will be a boost to their players as they look to qualify from the groups of a major tournament for the first time. 

An estimated 150,000 Scotland fans have descended on Munich and they will be delighted to have a football legend boosting the Tartan Army numbers.  

Mourinho wrote on Instagram: ‘With the Scottish legend! Great man.’ 

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Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho were pictured deep in conversation ahead of Scotland’s match against Germany 

Mourinho posted a selfie on Instagram captioned: 'With the Scottish legend! Great man'

Mourinho posted a selfie on Instagram captioned: ‘With the Scottish legend! Great man’

The Portuguese has recently been unveiled as the Fenerbahce boss to much fanfare from the supporters of the Istanbul-based club. 

It was unclear what exactly Ferguson and Mourinho were discussing ahead of the game, but could Manchester United have been on the agenda?

Erik ten Hag is remaining at Old Trafford after the club decided he was the right man to take them forward after a review process. 

The Premier League giants have thrown their weight behind the Dutchman and are discussing a new contract, despite sounding out potential candidates after an underwhelming season at Old Trafford which saw his side finish eighth.

Mail Sport sources have disclosed that Ten Hag’s case was strengthened by the club’s shock FA Cup Final victory over rivals City.

Potential replacements, including Mauricio Pochettino, Thomas Tuchel and Thomas Frank were sounded out by United officials, with Sir Jim Ratcliffe and INEOS leading the process.

Mail Sport understands that United officials want to see how Ten Hag operates under what they believe will be a new structure aimed at ensuring he is given the best opportunity to succeed.

Considerations for United’s uneven campaign, such as an ever-growing injury list and teething problems with a number of new signings, are also thought to have contributed to INEOS’ decision.

More to follow.