Heart Of Football

Paying off 'toxic' Jose might be United's best solution

The meltdowns of Jose Mourinho are as predictable as the seasons. Often, they are used to deflect criticism after a bad performance.

But, many are asking is this the same old Mourinho three-year cycle that ends with him disappearing into the sunset carrying another multi-million dollar swag of payoff money?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 02, 2018, with the headline 'Paying off 'toxic' Jose might be United's best solution'. Print Edition | Subscribe