Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has disclosed that he will not replace his assistant, Rui Faria, next season.
Faria has followed Mourinho around as his No.2 for the last 17 years at Porto, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Inter Milan.
But the 42-year-old announced on Sunday that he would move on after next week’s FA Cup final against the Blues.
And Mourinho has admitted he isn’t planning to replace him.
He said, “It’s difficult because he is my friend, 17 years is a long time.
“We spend more time with each other than anybody else in our lives. It’s a new moment for me. The process of education is something I like to do. It’s an opportunity for other guys to step up.
“There will be no number two. I will reorganise my coaching staff in a way assistant manager doesn’t exist,” Mourinho said after the 1-0 win over Watford on Sunday.