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Best odds at time of writing: 33/1
As United slumped to defeat in Greece on Tuesday evening, Jose Mourinho was almost certainly sat somewhere cackling to himself, "They should have chosen me!"
At the time Moyes was given the job, The Guardian claimed The Special One was moved to tears of disappointment, such was his relationship with Ferguson and expectation that he would be his successor.
Yet, the Portuguese manager was clearly not selected, with United looking to bring someone in who has a track record of staying with a team for more than a few seasons.
Having been snubbed once, it seems unlikely that Mourinho's pride would allow him to accept the role now. But at the same time, his arrogance would probably drive him to show United's board how wrong they were by taking over and bringing them back to winning ways.
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