Jose Mourinho sacking would cost Man Utd £24m
Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho signed a contract extension less than a year ago, so sacking him would cost the club a whooping £24m.
Manchester United face a mammoth pay-out should they wish to terminate Jose Mourinho’s association with the club, reports the Mirror.
Pressure is mounting on Mourinho after defeat to Liverpool left United 11 points off the race for Champions League qualification.
But if the Portuguese boss is sacked, they could be liable for compensation payments of up to £24 million ($30m).
The Reds’ continued participation in this year’s Champions League is responsible for a quarter of that fee, part of the contract extension Mourinho signed just 11 months ago.
José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, GOIH, is a Portuguese professional football coach and former player who most recently served as manager of English club Manchester United. As a manager, Mourinho has won 25 major honours, making him one of the most successful managers of all time