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“They say I’m in danger, but I don’t think so,” said José Mourinho in September. “If they got rid of me, do you have any idea how much money they would have to give me?” Something between £15m and £24m, according to the wild guesswork masquerading as news since United called Mourinho’s bluff on Tuesday morning and finally gave their miserable manager the heave-ho. The peevish Portuguese will now get to spend the next few weeks in his counting-house assessing the size of his bank balance, very much like the Dickensian character he has come to resemble, screeching “Bah!” and “Humbug!” at anyone with the temerity to wish him a merry Christmas.

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via Football | The Guardian