Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has left Manchester United 17 games into the Premier League season.

United lost 3-1 to Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday and are 19 points adrift of the leaders and 11 points off the final Champions League qualifying spot.

“Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect.

“The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future.

“A new caretaker manager will be appointed until the end of the current season, while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager.”