Jose Mourinho the Ex coach of MANCHESTER UNITED released a statement on his departure, praising the people around the club while asking the media create a space until his return to football.
https://naijacoolgist.com/about-us/Mourinho was sacked by the club on Tuesday, ending his Red Devils tenurehalfway through his third year in charge.
The Portuguese manager was stopped by reporters earlier on Wednesday, saying that he and the club will survive without the other after his dismissal.
He has been replaced by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who will take charge of the teamon an interim basis until the end of the season.
"I have been immensely proud to wear the badge of Manchester United sincethe first day I arrived, and I believe all United supporters recognisethis," Mourinho said in his statement.
"Just as was the case with my previous clubs, I have worked with somewonderful people and I believe that some will be my friends for life.
"I know that you are all aware of my professional principles. Each time achapter is closed I show my deepest respect and I don't make any comments aboutmy former colleagues.
"I hope the media will also respect my position and let me live my normallife until the moment I decide to return to football. Merry Christmas."