Thankfully, the Mirror report that Mourinho has now been paid up in full by United with a compensation package totalling £15million - and that's after Mourinho agreed to knock £4million as a compromise.
The Portuguese specialist now has right to head another club.
The 55-year-old was relieved of his duty at Old Trafford in December 2018 following his side's 3-1 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield. His contract was calculated until July 2020. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won this first five games in charge, although that record will come against the stern test of Spurs this weekend.
DEADLINE DAY is fast-approaching as Manchester United continue to be linked with several big names.
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REAL MADRID will be hit by a £10million bill from Manchester United if they make Jose Mourinho manager for a second time.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Jose Mourinho is reportedly ready to pick up another job barely one month after being sacked by Manchester United.
Mourinho will also serve as a pundit for Arsenal's massive Premier League clash with his former club Chelsea.
"If any professional - a manager or a player - is wanted by a former club, it means we did something positive", he told Correo da Manha, as quoted by ESPN.
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"I do not like feeding news stories, but I have no intention of working in Portugal", he said on Thursday. "I am fine at the moment".
After Benfica sacked Rui Vitoria, president Luis Filipe Vieira suggested Mourinho, who started his managerial career with a brief stint at the club, was a top target.
"It's a tremendous honour when you return to a club where you've been", he said.
The Portuguese has chose to take one job as a pundit for beIN Sports on the Arseanl versus Chelsea match on January 19. "The chapter is finished and you don't go around making criticism".More news: Students and fans of Clemson University celebrate championship