Jose Mourinho sacked: Things that have happened during David Moyes’ six-year Manchester United contract

Manchester United are still on the hunt for Sir Alex Ferguson’s long-term successor after Jose Mourinho became the latest manager to lose his job at Old Trafford.

The club announced the Portuguese has left United with immediate effect after overseeing their worst start to a top-flight season since 1990.

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Mourinho was sacked by Man United on Tuesday

He leaves the Red Devils sixth in the table and 19 points behind league-leaders Liverpool, who played United off the park in their 3-1 victory on Sunday.

This is not what United had planned when they offered David Moyes a six-year contract just over five-years ago. 

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Moyes’ six-year contract would still be running today

The Scotsman’s original deal, which he signed after replacing Sir Alex in 2013, would still be running to this day.

But instead, United find themselves looking for their fourth permanent manager since the Fergie era.

Here are a few other things that have happened during Moyes’ contract:

David Moyes has had three jobs, two sackings and a relegation

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It’s all gone downhill for Moyes. He was sacked by Real Sociedad, took Sunderland down, and left West Ham

Daenerys finally made it to Westeros in Game of Thrones

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It took six years but she got there eventually

Bayern Munich have scored 21 goals against Arsenal

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Bayern Munich have put Arsenal to the sword during Moyes’ contract

Everyone started and (thankfully) stopped doing the Harlem Shake

England have had three managers, been knocked out of the Euros by Iceland and finished fourth at the World Cup

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The fortunes of England’s national football team have changed entirely since Moyes was offered his contract

The words ‘selfie’ and ‘twerk’ have been invented

Burnley have been promoted, relegated, promoted again and qualified for European football

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Sean Dyche has seen it all since 2013

Real Madrid have won the Champions League four times

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Ronaldo and co. have been extremely productive since Moyes was offered the United job in 2013

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