Nigerian Twitter users rejoice as Man United sacks Jose Mourinho

The former Manchester United manager is currently trending online with 705,000 tweets and counting.

  • Manchester United fires Jose Mourinho on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
  • The English Club makes announcement in short press release.
  • Nigerian Twitter users rejoice.

Earlier today, Manchester United released a short statement announcing the firing of manager Jose Mourinho.

After leading the English club for two and a half years, Man United announced that Mourinho has been fired with immediate effect, adding that a caretaker manager will soon be appointed until the end of the season.

"The club 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 conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager," the short statement posted on the club website read.

This news has Nigerian Twitter users rejoicing, some going as far as to suggest former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as a replacement.

Here are some of the best reactions:

The former Manchester United manager is currently trending with 705,000 tweets, Manchester United with 354,000 tweets and Jose with 607,000 tweets.

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