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Man Utd quick to dismiss Mourinho claim

Manchester United have moved quickly to deny reports that Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho is being lined up to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson.

Amid the claim is that Ferguson feels Mourinho is the only man for the job and that tentative talks have taken place.

However, United have rejected such a notion, insisting they have not looked at what might happen when Ferguson finally decides to step down.

"As we have said many times before, there has been no discussion about who will eventually succeed Sir Alex," said a United spokesman.

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