Football fans react to Manchester United sacking Jose Mourinho

Football fans react to Manchester United sacking Jose Mourinho

- Premier League giants Man United have parted ways with Jose Mourinho after two and half years in charge of the club

- The Red Devils under the Portuguese tactician have struggled in all competition this term

- They are 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool on the log after 17 round of matches in the English topflight

Manchester United have terminated coach Jose Mourinho's contract barely three seasons after joining the club in 2016.

The Portuguese manager guided the team to Europa League and EFL Cup in his debut season at Old Trafford.

But his subsequent seasons at Old Trafford has been nothing but poor run of results in all competitions.

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The Premier League club broke the news on their website explaining that they have parted ways with the tactician.

United plan to hire an interim manager to take charge of the club until this current season elapses next year May.

In the statement released, they 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."

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"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."

The 55-year-old qualified the Red Devils for the UEFA Champions League despite finishing sixth following their Europa League triumph.

Mourinho and United team finished runners-up in the Premier League - 19 points behind winners Manchester City.

This term, although United qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League, they lie sixth in the Premier League, on 26 points after 17 matches.

According to stats, Manchester United won 176 Premier League points since the appointment of Jose Mourinho as manager; fewer than Manchester City (222), Tottenham Hotspur (202), Chelsea (200) and Liverpool (196). Departure.

Before his sack, Mourinho managed to win seven Premier League matches in 17 appearances this term - losing five and drawing the remaining five.

He qualified them for the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League with one match to spare but lost their last group stage to Valencia. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better.

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