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Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Manchester United says Jose Mourinho has left the Premier League club with immediate effect.

The decision was announced Tuesday, two days after a 3-1 loss to Liverpool left United 19 points off the top of the Premier League after 17 games.

Mourinho lasted 2+ years at United and won two titles, the English League Cup and the Europa League in his first season.