Manchester United paid Jose Mourinho and his staff £19.6m as a compensation following
his sack in December last year after a long poor run of results, culminating in a 3-1
defeat by Liverpool, that left them 11 points off fourth
place in the Premier League.
This revelation was made by the Club as they released the
figures in their second quarter financial results. Within the financial
results, which were released to the New York Stock Exchange, it said: "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."
year old Jose
Mourinho took over in May 2016 and led United
to League Cup and Europa League titles. In January 2018 he signed a contract extension until
2020 with the option of an extra year.