Mourinho restricted from speaking about Man United after £18m pay-off

Mourinho restricted from speaking about Man United after £18m pay-off

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will not be able to answer questions on his recent sack by the Premier League club once he assumes his punditry duties this week.

The 55-year-old tactician was sacked by the Red Devils in mid-December following the club's struggles in all competition.

ESPN FC reports that Mourinho will appear for the first time on Thursday on Bein Sports show as an analyst for the Asian Cup group match between Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

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He will also be analysing Premier League clash between Arsenal and former club Chelsea on Saturday.

The former Real Madrid and Inter Milan boss will not be able to answer any question surrounding his departure from United after receiving £18 million pay-off fee from the club.

Mourinho became the third manager sacked by Manchester United in the last five years after David Moyes in 2014 and Louis Van Gaal 2016.

Both received pay-offs which included a non-disclosure agreements -- normal procedure in situations such as these -- after the early termination of their contracts.

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According to the publication, Mourinho will not be returning to club football until the summer after his sack in December 2018.

He has been linked with Real Madrid and Inter Milan - both former clubs -- as well as the Qatar national team job ahead of their home World Cup in 2022.

La Liga president Javier Tebas, meanwhile, has said he would welcome the return of Mourinho to Spain's top flight. Mourinho won La Liga, a Spanish Supercup and a Copa del Rey during his three seasons at Madrid, before leaving in 2013. earlier reported that Real Madrid have opened talks with Jose Mourinho in a bid to re-hire the Portuguese next year.

Jose Mourinho was recently sacked at Premier League side Manchester United, and fresh news coming in stated clearly that he is wanted by Real Madrid chiefs five years after leaving them.

According to the report by Mundo Deportivo, negotiations is currently going on between Los Blancos' chiefs and Jose Mourinho.


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