They considered his fate, and the refrain is oh-so-familiar: The English Football Association has charged Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho with misconduct.
Mourinho has until Thursday evening to dispute the charge of improper action for an outburst that got him sent to the stands Sunday against West Ham United.
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If the charge goes through, Mourinho could be missing from the dugout for the second time this season. The 53-year-old Portuguese coach has faced fines and other punishment for comments on officials relating to United’s matches versus Liverpool and Burnley.
The Special One has been especially salty during United’s less-than-ideal start to the Premier League season, as both his reputation and antics have conspired against him.