Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho may be missing from touchline

Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association over comments he made after Manchester United's Premier League victory against Newcastle on October 6.

Tuesday, 16th October 2018, 1:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th October 2018, 3:03 pm
Mourinho at the end of the game against Newcastle

The United manager spoke into a camera after his side came from behind to triumph 3-2 at Old Trafford.

The FA alleges Mourinho’s language was “insulting and/or abusive and/or improper”.

An FA spokesperson said: “Jose Mourinho has been charged following Manchester United’s game against Newcastle United on October 6, 2018.

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“It is alleged that his language at the end of the fixture, as captured by the broadcast footage, was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper. He has until 6pm on October 19, 2018 to respond to the charge.”

Mourinho could potentially face a touchline ban if found guilty.