Twitter reacts to Jose Mourinho's arrival at Manchester United

On Friday, following a long week of speculation, Jose Mourinho was finally appointed the new manager of Manchester United on a three-year deal with an option to stay at the club until at least 2020.

The Portuguese coach replaced Louis van Gaal after his two-year stretch at Old Trafford ended on Monday following a poor season in the Premier League.

Understandably, after a long drawn-out process, the Twittersphere exploded into life once 'The Special One' was confirmed as the Red Devils' new leader.

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Everyone had their say:

It's official! #WelcomeJose

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 27, 2016


— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 27, 2016

What a CV! #WelcomeJose

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 27, 2016

Manchester United statement confirming appointment of Jose Mourinho on initial three-year contract #MUFC

— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) May 27, 2016

It's precisely that "mystique & romance" about #MUFC that makes me wonder if Mourinho is right for them. Still, he'll make them strong again

— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) May 27, 2016

Mourinho will be brilliant at United. Anyone who thinks otherwise is a footballing neanderthal.
Just wish he'd come to Arsenal.

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) May 27, 2016

8 - Jose Mourinho has beaten Liverpool eight times in the Premier League; more than any other team. Special.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 27, 2016

2 -- Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson are the only two managers in Premier League history to earn more than 90 points in a season. Throne.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 27, 2016

Ed Woodward: "José is quite simply the best manager in the game today."

— Paul Hirst (@hirstclass) May 27, 2016

Curious phrasing of Mourinho's contract details. Option to stay until 'at least 2020'. Essentially more than a three year deal then.

— Matt Lawton (@Matt_Lawton_DM) May 27, 2016

Next season will be electric in the dugouts. Mourinho, Klopp, Guardiola, Conte all fresh and keen....and Wenger of course.

— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) May 27, 2016

Jose.. Signed.. Sealed.. Delivered! #Mourinho announced @ManUtd manager!! My thoughts -

— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) May 26, 2016

Great start to the day

— Philip Neville (@fizzer18) May 27, 2016

Un nuevo diablo rojo.
Jose Mourinho: bienvenido al Manchester United.#FirstNeverFollows

— adidas_ES (@adidas_ES) May 27, 2016

#Mourinho is officially @ManUtd manager ! He has signed the contract !!!!!

— Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) May 26, 2016

"To become Manchester United manager is a special honor in the game," Mourinho said on his arrival at Old Trafford.

"It is a club known and admired throughout the world. There is a mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match.

"I have always felt an affinity with Old Trafford; it has hosted some important memories for me in my career and I have always enjoyed a rapport with the United fans."

The 53-year-old managed Chelsea over two spells in the Premier League, and some of their supporters weren't too happy about his comments.

It has only taken Mourinho talking like a United fan to bring Chelsea fans to their senses, after all those years of him coating them off.

— Dami (@TheChelseaWay) May 27, 2016

Mourinho has got what he wanted. We were a stepping stone; an audition for his dream job. He hasn't tainted his legacy, he has destroyed it.

— Dami (@TheChelseaWay) May 27, 2016

"No other club can match" part wasn't really needed Jose.

— WeAreChelseaFC (@WeAreChelseaFC) May 27, 2016

That "One of us" banner has to go.

— losriley (@losriley) May 27, 2016

Jose Mourinho is a traitor. I'll keep on saying it. He once said his blood is blue, that ChelseaFC is family.

— AkanSamuel (@akansamuel9) May 27, 2016

However, after three years of mediocrity, it seems there are mixed feelings among the Manchester United fanbase.