Revealed: Jose Mourinho’s Big World Cup RT Payment

On Monday RT announced the news.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will be at the 2018 World Cup.

Russian news outlet RT have agreed a deal for Mourinho to appear on their TV channel this summer.

Along with Man United’s legendary keeper Peter Schmeichel, Mourinho will be a pundit on RT.

How much RT paid Man United’s Mourinho
On Tuesday the Times have revealed how much Mourinho will be paid for his summer job.

It’s been confirmed that Mourinho will only appear as a guest for less than a week of the competition. The Times report:

Jose Mourinho will be paid at least £1 million for five days’ work as a World Cup pundit for Russia Today this summer.

The Times understands that the Manchester United manager rejected offers from the BBC and ITV to join their punditry teams.

Instead, Mourinho has opted to sign the lucrative deal with Russia Today (RT), the TV station part-bankrolled by the Kremlin. Details of the contract were not made public but it is understood to be worth more than £1 million.

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