How Much Has Jose Mourinho Earned From Sackings in His Career as He Parted Ways With AS Roma?

Published 01/16/2024, 5:24 AM EST

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The inevitable has happened at AS Roma. Amid the poor form and pressure from the fans, the Italian giants have taken a huge step in the middle of the season. They have confirmed the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho. However, this is not the first time the Portuguese have been fired in the second half, and every sacking did have compensation as well. Let’s now look at how much he has earned from the sackings.

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On the other side, the AS Roma owners will hope to find a solution quickly. They will not want their season to go down further downhill amid the high expectations from the fans this season.

AS Roma set to pay a huge price after sacking Jose Mourinho

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There are sackings that fans expect, but they still feel shocked by the update. The recent example is Jose Mourinho. After a recent run of poor results, AS Roma have pulled the trigger. They have announced that the Portuguese coach has left the club with immediate effect. However, the Italian side will certainly have to pay huge compensation. According to reports, he has a penalty clause in his AS Roma contract as he had at Tottenham, Manchester United, and all the previous clubs he has managed. The penalty clause for the Italian giants is reportedly in the region of 18 million pounds.

It is not the first time Jose Mourinho is earning such a huge amount after his sacking. In 24 years of his managerial career, several clubs have paid mega compensations to get rid of his services. In his two spells with Chelsea, he was paid a combined 30 million. The high payments continued at Spurs and Manchester United. Tottenham paid 18 million. On the other side, the Red Devils paid 17 million. Los Blancos also paid a similar fee to United.

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The Portuguese coach has earned a total of over 100 million pounds from his sackings alone. However, Mourinho could be back in the dugout as he could already have a plan in place.

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What’s next in store for the Special One?

Several fans would think that the 60-year-old would take a break from the managerial duties. But the Portuguese coach could soon have multiple offers on the table. In an earlier interview this season, he had revealed his interest in managing Saudi clubs. So, it looks like several clubs of the cash-rich league could approach him for the role.

The team of Al Nassr is doing well under Luis Castro. However, his position could come in danger should he fail to deliver titles. Jose could certainly the list because of his connections with Cristiano Ronaldo.

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It will be interesting to see whether Jose wants to go to Saudi League or continue in Europe. What are your thoughts on AS Roma sacking Mourinho? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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