Jose Mourinho will be sacked as Manchester United manager regardless of today’s result against Newcastle.
That was the exclusive story brought to you by Mirror Football’s David McDonnell.
The Portuguese has overseen the Red Devils’ worst start to a Premier League season.
And according to senior sources at Old Trafford, enough is enough.
We’ll bring you the latest updates throughout the day as the story develops with our live, rolling coverage.
Jose Mourinho set to be sacked this weekend
Jose Mourinho has lost the confidence of the Manchester United board and is set to be sacked this weekend, writes David McDonnell.
Senior United sources have told Mirror Football he has reached the point of no return, with the axe ready to fall whatever the outcome of Saturday’s match against Newcastle.
Mourinho has alienated players, fans and staff at Old Trafford with his divisive approach in recent months, and those in charge of the club, led by executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, have had enough.
The manager appeared resigned to his fate at an early-morning press conference yesterday where he was downcast and sullen.
We will deliver the latest updates on Mourinho’s future as the day unfolds with our live, rolling coverage here.