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Manchester United confirm massive Jose Mourinho payoff

Ed Woodward confirmed the exact sum paid by Manchester United to Jose Mourinho following his sacking.

As per the Independent, Woodward revealed:

‘Exceptional items for the quarter were £19.6m, relating to compensation to the former manager and certain members of the coaching staff for loss of office.’

With 17 games played in the Premier League under Mourinho, United sat in 6th-place, a whopping 19 points off table-toppers Liverpool.

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