Scholes often criticised Mourinho.

How Paul Scholes' son reacted to the news Jose Mourinho had been sacked

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Jose Mourinho has been sacked as Manchester United manager and the whole footballing club is reacting to the news.

After finding themselves 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool after just 17 games, Ed Woodward and the United board have decided enough is enough and dismissed the Portuguese boss.

Despite the awful start to the 2018/19 season, Mourinho still had the backing of some supporters at the club.

However, with each passing week, supporters were finding it more and more difficult to back their manager.

One fan - and club legend - that has criticised Mourinho for quite a while is Paul Scholes.

Scholes has regularly appeared as a pundit on BT Sport and hasn’t been afraid to voice his opinion.

Back in October, before Man Utd’s 0-0 draw at home to Valencia and after their 3-1 loss to West Ham, Scholes launched an attack on Mourinho live on TV.

“I’m actually sat here surprised he (Mourinho) survived after Saturday the performance was that bad," he said on BT Sport.

“He’s coming out in press conferences, he’s constantly having a go at players, he’s having a go at people above him because he’s not getting what he wants and I think his mouth is probably out of control and I think he’s embarrassing the club.”


We don’t know if Scholes was actually celebrating the news that Mourinho was sacked on Tuesday morning but we’re pretty sure his son was.

Aaron Scholes clearly agreed with his dad’s opinion of Mourinho because, when he heard the news this morning, he tweeted: “Thank f*** for that.”

He then followed that up with six celebratory emojis.

Fair to say he was pretty happy with the news - and his father may well have been also.

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