Man United paid $25M to fire Mourinho
It’s not like Jose Mourinho has been hurting for money, even with a $2.2M court-ordered fine, but he’ll probably be fairly comfortable in waiting for his next gig.
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Sky Sports reports that Manchester United was forced to pay the Portuguese manager and his staff more than $25 million when it fired him in December.
The most significant portion of that sum, of course, will have gone to the man himself.
The Manchester Evening News lists goalkeeping coach Emilio Alvarez as the only member of Mourinho hires to remain with United after the managerial shake-up, with those fired including “senior goalkeeping coach Silvino Louro, opposition scout Ricardo Formosinho, fitness coaches Stefano Rapetti and Carlos Lalin and analyst Giovanni Cera.”