Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho with immediate effect

WION Web Team Manchester, UK Dec 18, 2018, 03.23 PM(IST)

A file photo of Jose Mourinho. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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The club announced his departure on Twitter, ending a tenure that began in May 2016.

Manchester United on Tuesday sacked Jose Mourinho as the club's manager with immediate effect, following Sunday’s defeat at Liverpool. 

The club took to their Twitter to confirm his departure, ending a tenure that began in May 2016. The club further thanked Jose for his work during his tenure and wished him success in the future.

Meanwhile, a sense of disunity at United had increased when Mourinho stripped Pogba of the vice-captaincy before a Carabao Cup defeat by Derby County and confronted him at training the following morning. 

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A new caretaker manager would be appointed until the end of the current season.