Official: Manchester United Confirm Jose Mourinho Has Left The Club With Immediate Effect

Chris Wright

18th, December 2018


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Manchester United have confirmed that Jose Mourinho has left his role as manager of the club with immediate effect. The ‘third season’ hex strikes again.

A statement was issued via the United website on Tuesday morning that read thus:

The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future.

United also announced that a new caretaker manager (Giggseh? Carrickeh?) will be appointed to see out the rest of the season while they continue to find themselves a new permanent successor.

The decision comes after a pallid couple of months in which results and performances have waned while Mourinho was repeatedly shown up by several of his younger, less turgidly dogmatic contemporaries.

Being turned over by Liverpool at the weekend appears to have been the final straw. It’ll likely cost them an arm and a leg (between £18-24million, reportedly) in compensation, but it still makes more sense for United to remove Mourinho than to either, A) sell all the players he’s formulated personal vendettas against, and/or B) stage another mass splurge in January.

He routinely complained about the United squad not being ‘his’. Sorry, but after three years in a job, that team is yours whether you like it or not.

As for Mourinho’s next move, how many ‘big jobs’ do you think he’s got left in him? He’s been whittling away at his ‘elite’ standing for years now. The game appears to move on. He’s out of ideas. He’s been left behind and shows no inclination to adapt.

It’ll probably be a while before he resurfaces, but where? A nostalgic return to Porto? A lucrative gap year out in China?

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  1. Jake says:

    He is clearly a disease waiting to ruin another club, I wouldn’t go anywhere near him. That said, some moron owner will want a “name” and he’ll be back at it before we know it.

  2. Nuno says:

    I think by now it is too evident he cannot train any big club with big names. He only knows one type of mind games, to create a “us vs. the world” mentality on the team, so he should go back to a medium sized club, but not sure his ego allows him to. Also don’t think his ego allows him to go to China or US, he made way too much money (getting fired) to need such lucrative gap years.
    I would see him either try it again at Inter to go against Juve, or try winning something in France? (Porto has a firm coach for the next 1/2 seasons, as they will likely be Champions again this year)

  3. Comfy Chair says:

    Wow. Such hate for a manager who hasn’t accomplished a thing in his career. Maybe it’s time to view MU as it is- a famous club with shitty players and shittier supporters.

    • Nuno says:

      I think MU supporters were still more on the side of Mourinho against Woodward (I’m not MU fan, so wouldn’t know for sure). I am just stating based on how he completely lost the players at Real, Chelsea and MU, in squads with higher profile players than he trained before (sure having a-holes like Ramos, Diego Costa and Pogba doesn’t help). Just stating that he used to be one of the best in developing “good-but-not-star” players. He doesn’t seem to handle well with already established players.

    • Carl says:

      Comfy Chair – Are you dumb?

    • Johnny says:

      COMFY CHAIR, go watch NFL or something else that ends by the score of 932-618, you fucking american prick. Go start a war somewhere, you fucking cunt.

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