Manchester United paid 19.6 million pounds (22.2 million euros) to José Mourinho and his technical staff in compensation for the dismissal materialized last December, as revealed by the English club.
The Portuguese coach was fired last December 18, cWhen his United went sixth to 17 points behind the leader, Liverpool and 11 of the Champions League places. In addition, the equipment was already outside the Glass of the League, where it fell to hands of a Second division like the Derby County.
This sum of money has been listed "as an exceptional expense" in the results of the second financial quarter of the year. It is four times the money that was paid to David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal, his predecessors in office when they were dismissed.
Mourinho was replaced in the position by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who reversed the situation of the 'Red Devils', with ten wins in twelve games. The Portuguese coach won a Europa League and a League Cup in two and a half years as coach of United.