JOSE MOURINHO has been sacked by Manchester United following a poor run of form – with the club fuming at wasting £400million of their money.
The 55-year-old is owed one of the biggest managerial compensation payments of all-time but how much was he paid at Man United? Here’s the lowdown…
What is Jose Mourinho’s net worth?
Jose Mourinho is estimated to be worth £38million ($50m), according to Celebrity Net Worth.
This figure, which is largely due to his status as one of the most successful football managers in the world, is expected to sky-rocket to over £60m after his sacking.
Jose also has a remarkable spread of commercial deals including with the likes of Hublot watches, Jaguar, Heineken, Adidas, Atlantis hotels, Lipton Tea and EA Sports.
The controversial coach also earns substantial funds for work as a TV pundit, including receiving £425,000-a-day for four appearances at World Cup.
How much was he paid at Man United?
Jose’s annual salary with Manchester United was reported to have been in the region of £18m, which equates to around £346,000 per week.
The Special One had committed his future to the club at the start of the year by penning an extension until 2020 with the option of another year on top.
The former Real Madrid boss is set to pocket a whopping £24m severance payout despite overseeing the Red Devils’ worst league start in 28 years.
SunSport reported that the departing Old Trafford chief would receive the staggering sum if he was to be sacked within 45 days after he signed a new contract.
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When was he Chelsea boss?
Jose first joined Chelsea in June 2004 after two years with Porto and they won the first of his three Premier League titles with the club in his maiden season.
Chelsea retained the league the following year and they also won an FA Cup and two League Cups before he departed for Inter Milan in 2007.
Jose rejoined the club in 2013 and added his third Premier League and a third League Cup before he was sacked in December 2015.