Breaking news: Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho

Breaking news: Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have confirmed the departure of Jose Mourinho following the club's 3-1 Premier League loss to Liverpool on Sunday.

The club confirmed Mourihno's departure via their official Twitter handle.

United have recorded poor strings of results in all through their campaign including their 3-1 bashing at the hands of Liverpool at Anfield last weekend.

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Mourinho's assistant and former captain, Micheal Carrick will be in charge until a new manager is appointed.

The 55-year-old was appointed manager after he resigned at Chelsea in the 2016-17 season and has won three trophies.

The Portuguese gaffer won three trophies since his arrival at the Manchester club including the EFL Cup, the Community Shield and the Europa League.

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But his current campaign at the Old Trafford has been disastrous managing just seven wins in 17 matches including five losses.

Mourinho's men has not been able to get maximum off top sides in the Premier League - playing draws with Chelsea and Arsenal.

And suffered losses to city rivals Manchester City, Tottenham and recently Liverpool.

Teh Mourinho and Paul Pogba saga is another point of reference as player and manager have been at logger-heads all through the season.

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The French midfielder was dropped to the substitute bench by the Portuguese boss since Man United's 2-2 draw at Southampton, where he allegedly called Pogba a virus in the team.

Mourinho also had issues with chief Ed Woodward for not signing a center-back to solve his defensive problems and refusing Mourinho to sell Anthony Martial after United's tour of the United States.

It is understood that 90 per cent of the entire squad and backroom staffs have lost faith in the charismatic manager who has impeccable record in management.

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