Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho: club

Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after a dreadful series of results, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.


Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho holds a press conference at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 11, 2018. (Photo: AFP)

The 55-year-old Portuguese's last match in charge was the 3-1 defeat by league leaders Liverpool on Sunday which left them 19 points behind their opponents.   

"Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect," a club statement said.