Jose Mourinho's fate is signed and sealed and Manchester United no matter whether his side is victorious against Newcastle United in the Saturday evening kick off according to reports on Friday night.
Manchester United have failed to win in their last four games, across three competitions, the manager has been fighting with his players, fans are fed up with the style of football and Jose Mourinho has been under ever increasing pressure.
Ever since United failed to beat Wolves things seem to have been coming apart at the seams at Old Trafford with Mourinho's falling out with Paul Pogba following the match, when the Frenchman criticised the lack of attacking intent, the first of several issues.
This week United got to their fourth game in a row without a win in a dour 0-0 draw in the Champions League at home against Valencia. The final whistle was met with boos from the home fans and that has struck a chord with the powers that be at Old Trafford.
According to the Mirror the former Real Madrid boss will be sacked this weekend, no matter the result against Newcastle United, with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and others having 'had enough.'
The 0-0 draw with Valencia could be the final straw for Mourinho. Image: PA Images
This season alone the Portuguese manager has taken shots at senior officials at the club, for not backing him in the transfer market, fans, for not being loud enough, and players, for all sorts of reasons.
It has led to Pogba, Alexis Sanchez, Eric Bailly and Anthony Martial in particular to all reportedly be annoyed with their manager, whilst Marcus Rashford has also been on the end of public criticism.
Results have not been good in Mourinho's third term in charge at the Theatre of Dreams. As well as the four games without a win the Red Devils also lost back-to-back league games against Brighton and Spurs, leaving them 10th and already nine points behind Manchester City and Liverpool.
Zidane is the most obvious replacement for Mourinho. Image: PA Images
Should Jose actually get the boot this weekend then most people will expect Woodward to go after former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.
The Frenchman left the Bernabeu at the end of last season after winning the Champions League for the third season in a row and is now out of work.
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