London, Manchester United manager Jose
Mourinho has been charged over comments he made in Portuguese to
a television camera after his side’s win over Newcastle.
It is claimed Mourinho used “abusive, insulting or improper
language” after the 3-2 comeback victory at Old Trafford on 6 October.
The Football Association (FA) used a lip reader and the 55-year-
old’s remarks were interpreted as offensive.
Mourinho had been under pressure amid reports he would be
His side had been 2-0 down to winless Newcastle at half-time of
the Premier League game, but they scored three goals in the final 20
minutes to turn the match around.
After the game, Mourinho said he could “cope with the manhunt”
A 90th-minute winner from Alexis Sanchez ended a run of four
games without a win, United have recorded their worst league start for
29 years and are eighth in the table.
Mourinho has until Friday to respond to the charge, the BBC
Source: Oman News Agency