The club released a statement this morning

José Mourinho and Manachester United have parted company.

The biggest club in the world had a a contract with Mourinho that ran until 2020, however the weekend defeat to premier league leaders Liverpool seems to have been the last straw.

It left Manchester United 19 points off the top of the premier league table and 11 points off the Champions league spots.

The club released a statement this morning.

It is three years and a day since Mourinho was sacked by Chelsea.