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UK Back Pages: Louis van Gaal Fires Back at Jose Mourinho Man United Rumours

Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho, left, greets Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, center right, before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
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Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterNovember 20, 2016

On a day when Leicester City's biggest win of their remarkable season should be the only thing celebrated, those persistent Jose Mourinho-Louis van Gaal Manchester United rumours continue to persist. 

In Star Sport, Van Gaal scoffs at the notion of any relationship between Mourinho and Manchester United. 

Daily Star Sunday back page:
Mour war!#tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mufc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) February 6, 2016

Mirror Sport celebrates the Foxes' triumph while echoing the words from Van Gaal about his job status. It also reports a rumour that Manchester City want to try to lure Luis Suarez back to the Premier League. 

And here's the Sunday Mirror back page to look for down the shops tomorrow #LCFC #MCFC #MUFC #LFC

— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) February 6, 2016

Express Sport also focuses on Van Gaal's defiance and reports that Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira will eventually succeed Pep Guardiola at the Etihad. 

Sunday Express back page:
No Way Jose#tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mufc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) February 6, 2016

In Mail on Sunday, Mourinho speaks out and claims that the self-described "Special One" can become the "Humble One." 

Mail on Sunday back page:
Exclusive - I can be the humble one#tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers #mufc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) February 6, 2016

Mourinho is "confident" that he'll land the desired Old Trafford gig in the Independent. 

Independent on Sunday Sport:
Mourinho 'confident' over United job - but no deal yet#tomorrowspaperstoday #mufc

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) February 6, 2016

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