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Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho with immediate effect

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have announced that Jose Mourinho has left the club. 

Manchester United have announced manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect.

A statement from United on Tuesday morning 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.

"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."

United sit sixth in the Premier League, 11 points off the top four, after Sunday's 3-1 defeat at Liverpool.

Here is a club-by-club record of the Portuguese's managerial career to date.

BENFICA (September 20, 2000 to December 5, 2000)

Played: 11

Won: 6

Drew: 3

Lost: 2

Win percentage: 54.55

Trophies: None

UNIAO DE LEIRIA (July 2001 to January 23, 2002)

Played: 20

Won: 9

Drew: 7

Lost: 4

Win percentage: 45.00

Trophies: None

PORTO (January 23, 2002 to May 26, 2004)

Played: 127

Won: 91

Drew: 21

Lost: 15

Win percentage: 71.65

Trophies: Primeira Liga (2003, 2004); Portuguese Cup (2003); UEFA Cup (2003); Champions League (2004).

 

The past and the future of football: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho (left) and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.

 

CHELSEA (first spell: June 2, 2004 to September 20, 2007)

Played: 185

Won: 124

Drew: 40

Lost: 21

Win percentage: 67.03

Trophies: Premier League (2005, 2006); League Cup (2005, 2007); FA Cup (2007).

INTER MILAN (June 2, 2008 to May 28, 2010)

Played: 108

Won: 67

Drew: 26

Lost: 15

Win percentage: 62.04

Trophies: Serie A (2009, 2010); Italian Cup (2010); Champions League (2010)

REAL MADRID (May 31, 2010 to June 1, 2013)

Played: 178

Won: 128

Drew: 28

Lost: 22

Win percentage: 71.91

Trophies: Primera Division (2012); Copa del Rey (2011).

 

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

 

CHELSEA (second spell: June 3, 2013 to December 17, 2015)

Played: 136

Won: 80

Drew: 28

Lost: 28

Win percentage: 58.82

Trophies: Premier League (2015); League Cup (2015).

MANCHESTER UNITED

Won: 84

Drew: 31

Lost: 29

Win percentage: 58.33

Trophies: EFL Cup (2017); Europa League (2017)

 

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho (left) and Wayne Rooney during a training session at the Aon Training Complex, Carrington

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