The Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho looks set to kiss his job goodbye should his team suffer another defeat on Sunday, November 1, numerous English media are reporting.
Mourinho’s Chelsea will welcome Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool on Sunday, with both managers chasing 3 points to ease pressure from fans and the media.
Mourinho will be looking to get back to winning ways and record a 4th win of the season while Klopp will be looking to get a first win since his move to Merseyside.
Although the Stamford Bridge club insisted the Mourinho still enjoyed their support despite a fifth league defeat of the season against West Ham on Saturday, October 24, it is believed that the team’s board members are said to be increasingly concerned about the conduct of the Blues boss, following his dismissal at West Ham.
The club owner Roman Abramovich is worried about the club’s performances and could decide to terminate Mourinho’s contract should his team lose at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
The UK Mirror reports that Carlo Ancelotti and Guus Hiddink are likely to be in frame should he leave.
Mourinho was sent to the stands on the stroke of half time in Upton Park. The FA will wait to receive referee Jon Moss’ report of his half-time confrontation with the Portguese before deciding upon further action.
Mourinho will however be on the bench for Tuesday’s Capital One Cup game at Stoke
His team has picked up just three victories so far in the campaign and already look to be out of the race to win the league this season.