Mourinho leaves Manchester United

Manchester United and manager Jose Mourinho have parted ways with immediate effect. The club says it will appoint a caretaker manager until the end of the season. It comes after United lost to Liverpool this weekend. Courtesy #DStv403 #eNCANow

LONDON - A statement from Manchester United soccer club has confirmed the departure of manager Jose Mourinho on Tuesday.

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The statement read, "Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect."

"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."