Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United – statement

Manchester United Football Club has announced that the manager Jose Mourinho has departed the club with, ‘immediate effect’, their website has announced.

The release states that a new caretaker manager is set to be chosen who will see out the club to end of the football season.

The release also states that the club will now be begin recruiting for a new manager.

UK media is reporting that Mourinho was, in fact, sacked from the position.

Mourinho has been with the Red Devils for two and a half years with little success.