MANCHESTER UNITED have sacked manager Jose Mourinho.
A club statement said: “The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future.
“A new caretaker-manager will be appointed until the end of the current season, while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager.”
Manchester United has announced that Jose Mourinho has left the Club.
We would like to thank him for his work during his time at Manchester United and wish him success in the future. #MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 18, 2018
The Portuguese boss had spent two-and-a-half years at the club, with his last game a 3-1 defeat to bitter rivals Liverpool.
Mourinho’s departure follows United’s worst ever start to a season and growing unrest behind-the-scenes at the club.