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Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United 'with immediate effect'

Jose Mourinho has left his job as manager of Manchester United following the club's 3-1 defeat against Liverpool. He was in the position for two-and-a-half years.

A statement from the club said the 55-year-old had departed with "immediate effect" - and that they wished him all the best for the future.

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Man Utd appear to confirm Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as interim manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during the UEFA Europa League match in 2015. Credit: PA

Manchester United appear to have confirmed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as interim manager.

It's been reported that the club referred to their former striker as "our interim manager" on their website - in a post that was later deleted.

There has been no official announcement that the Norwegian is taking over - the club say they will report a permanent boss at the end of the season.

It comes after Jose Mourinho was sacked "with immediate effect" on Tuesday.

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