With Cristiano Ronaldo delaying the announcement of where he intends to spend his future, it appears as though this is a characteristic of the Portuguese.

Carlos Queiroz, who I back to take on the manager’s job after Sir Alex Ferguson retires, has been named favourite to take over from Scolari as Portugal boss.

He has today responded to the link, without giving any clues to the likelihood of it happening.

“It gives me great pleasure that my name is linked,” Queiroz said. “Have I been asked? I will make no comment. I will not talk about this now as I am on holiday.”

Do you think Queiroz will be at United next season?