Jose Mourinho joined Manchester United in May 2016
Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho.
The club said he had left with immediate effect, adding they "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 searches for a new full-time manager.
Sky Sports News understands Manchester United coach Michael Carrick will take charge for the next 48 hours, after which an external appointment will be made for the caretaker manager post.
Manchester United have made their worst start to a league season since 1990-91 and sit sixth in the Premier League.