What sack of Jose Mourinho before Christmas costs Manchester United.
The sum, includes pay-outs for five members of his staff who left with him on December 18 which is listed under “exceptional items” in the accounts,
Although less than the amount earlier reported, Mourinho has earned more than his predecessors David Moyes and Louis van Gaal were paid in 2014 and 2016, when they were sacked and the pay, however, is the only bad grade in an otherwise glowing report, with the club posting record revenues of £208.6 million for the quarter, which translate into earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of £104.3 million and an operating profit of £44 million.
Meanwhile, the appointment of interim manager, Ole Gunnars has brought an appreciative improvements to the clubs’s earning scale as claimed by its Vice-chairman, vice-chairman Ed Woodward
“We are delighted with the improvement in the team’s performances since December and we look forward to a strong finish to the 18/19 season.” vice-chairman Ed Woodward said