Chelsea sacks José Mourinho
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Chelsea, the last years' Portuguese Mourinho has managed the club for seven seasons, in two spells, won the Premier League thrice, and once.champions, have sixteenth position in the league table and very poor performance this season, winning just four games out of sixteen in 's season. The
Chelsea, battling, won only fifteen points and are 20 points behind . Mourinho signed a four-year contract in August. Mourinho's last game as Chelsea's manager was played against Leicester City, in which his side lost 2–1.
Chelsea, on the club's website released a statement, saying that José and the board agreed this performance was not good and both sides agreed to the move. The statement also said José would still be a much loved figure at, and described him as "the most successful manager in our 110-year history."
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- "Club statement" — , December 17, 2015