Under-fire Mourinho confident of keeping job (image courtesy Getty)

Former Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho claimed that he was aware that he would be sacked from Old-Trackford, saying it was “nothing I didn’t expect”.

Mourinho has indicated that he didn’t need time to recover after being fired from United, that his tactics and pattern of coaching got him to his current managerial position.

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Recall that the Portuguese coach was fired last December at United, after falling 19 points behind in the Premier League.

Mourinho spent about £400million on 11 players and failed to compete for the league title during his three years stay at Ol-Trackford.

The former Madrid boss told Eleven Sports that is sack at United have no lasting shock on him, adding that he didn’t need time to recover.

Mourinho said: “I didn’t need to recover from anything. What happened was nothing I didn’t expect.

“I didn’t need time to recover. I’ve been using the time to work on my future, to improve my technical staff, to find a new dimension to my work, without obviously losing what I am.

“It was me who, being as I am and thinking as I think, got to where I am. But my work has been at that level. I want to be better, I want to readapt, I want to reformulate myself and that’s what I’ve been doing.”