Jose Mourinho was a legend in his first spell at Chelsea, and while things ended up going sour after his second spell, he’s still very well regarded by some sections of the fanbase.
Despite that, there was inevitably some gloating over what’s happening at Old Trafford today, with the Portuguese manager sacked after a bad run of results.
There are some real parallels with what happened three years ago…
See more reactions below:
December 17, 2015: Jose Mourinho sacked by Chelsea
December 18, 2018: Jose Mourinho sacked by Man United
The man must hate the days before Christmas
— Thierry Nyann (@nyannthierry) December 18, 2018
Real Madrid : Sacked 3rd season
Chelsea : Sacked 3rd season
Man United: Sacked 3rd season
Football heritage. pic.twitter.com/5yYLrv1dxl
— ARYAN (@unitedaryan) December 18, 2018
Mourinho was always a busted flush and too many people blinded themselves to what an utter disaster Chelsea was. United should never have appointed him.
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) December 18, 2018