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Jose Mourinho: ‘I will wait for the right club’

Jose Mourinho says that he is waiting “for the right project” to come along before making his return to management. Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has said that he is “hungry” to return to management, but he is waiting for the right offer to come along. The 56-year-old has been out of work since being sacked by United in December following the club’s worst ever start to a Premier League campaign. Mourinho has been linked with numerous lucrative jobs since then, including an offer from a Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande to become the best-paid manager in the world. A return to the dugout is on the cards for the Portuguese, but he is happy to bide his time. “I am hungry to get back, but I will wait for the right club, for the right project,&#...

Report: Jose Mourinho in talks with Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande

Jose Mourinho has held talks with Chinese billionaire Hui Ka Yan about becoming the next manager of Guangzhou Evergrande, according to a report. Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly in discussions to take over as the next head coach of Guangzhou Evergrande. The Portuguese has been out of work since being sacked by United in December following the club’s worst start to a season in 28 years. Mourinho has been pictured holding talks with Hui Ka Yan, the richest man in China, and The Telegraph reports that his return to management could come in the Chinese Super League. Hui is chairman of the Evergrande Group and he apparently wants to recruit the 56-year-old in an attempt to raise the standard and profile of football in the Far East. The same report suggests that th...

Jose Mourinho hints at Serie A return

Jose Mourinho has insisted that a return to manage in Serie A is a “possibility” after the 55-year-old was sacked by Manchester United last December. Jose Mourinho has declared that a return to manage in Serie A is a “possibility” following his departure from Manchester United last season. United parted ways with Mourinho in December after the 55-year-old oversaw the club’s worst start to a league campaign in 28 years. Mourinho enjoyed the finest days of his managerial career in Serie A, where he won a famous treble with Inter Milan during the 2009-10 campaign. Speaking to Sky Italia, Mourinho said: “In the future? Always soccer, and always a high level. Italy? Could be a possibility.” The Portuguese, who has been out of work for seven months, note...

Jose Mourinho hints at international job

Jose Mourinho hints that he may take up a managerial role with a national side, six months on from his sacking by Manchester United. Jose Mourinho has suggested that his next job may see him take over a national side rather than return to club management. The 56-year-old has been without a club for six months after being sacked by Manchester United last December and has since been linked with a number of sides, including former clubs Chelsea and Real Madrid. The Portuguese’s impressive coaching career has seen him win eight league titles in four different countries – including three in the Premier League with the Blues – as well as two Champions Leagues, the Europa League and eight domestic cup competitions. Asked about his future in an interview with Eleven Sports, Mouri...

Jose Mourinho to return to Chelsea for third time?

Unemployed head coach Jose Mourinho could return to Chelsea for a third managerial spell, according to a report. Jose Mourinho is reportedly prepared to return to Chelsea for a third managerial spell. As it stands, Maurizio Sarri is still in charge of the Blues, but it is widely thought that the former Napoli boss will return to Italy to take charge of Juventus ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. According to The Sun, Frank Lampard is still the favourite to take over at Stamford Bridge, with the legendary midfielder impressing while in charge of Derby County last season. However, the same report has claimed that Mourinho ‘is a rank outsider’ to return to the London club. The Portuguese won three Premier League titles, three League Cups and one FA Cup during his two spells with Chels...

Incoming Newcastle United owner ‘wants Jose Mourinho or Arsene Wenger’

Newcastle United want Jose Mourinho or Arsene Wenger to replace Rafael Benitez should a proposed £350m takeover go through, according to a report. Rafael Benitez‘s future at Newcastle United has been plunged into doubt as the club’s prospective new owner has reportedly targeted a high-profile managerial appointment. Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nahyan is in advanced talks with Mike Ashley over purchasing the Premier League side in a £350m deal. According to The Mirror, the billionaire and his Abu Dhabi-based group have their own managerial targets in mind, with Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger being targeted. Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by Manchester United in December, while Wenger has been without a job since stepping down as Arsenal boss in May 2018. Benite...

Jose Mourinho criticises Harry Kane performance

Jose Mourinho accuses Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane of ‘hiding’ during the Champions League final. Jose Mourinho has accused Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane of ‘hiding’ during the 2019 Champions League final. Kane was named in the Tottenham XI almost two months after suffering an ankle injury against Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. The centre-forward struggled to make his mark in Madrid, though, and Liverpool claimed the trophy courtesy of a 2-0 win over their Premier League rivals. Mourinho, who was sacked by Manchester United in the latter stages of 2018, has claimed that Kane offered little to Mauricio Pochettino‘s side at the Wanda Metropolitano. “The reality is that Tottenham had 61% of ball poss...

Jose Mourinho hails Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes

Jose Mourinho says that Sporting Lisbon attacker Bruno Fernandes – strongly linked with a switch to Manchester United – “has it all”. Jose Mourinho has claimed that Sporting Lisbon attacker Bruno Fernandes “has it all” amid suggestions that Manchester United want to sign the Portugal international this summer. United are said to lead Manchester City in the race for the 24-year-old, who scored 32 times and contributed 18 assists in 53 appearances for Sporting during the 2018-19 campaign. Mourinho – sacked by the Red Devils in the latter stages of 2018 – has lavished praise on his fellow Portuguese for his impressive numbers during the recent season. “I was surprised by the season of Bruno Fernandes. It was easy to predict quality, he is ...

Jose Mourinho expects Chelsea forward Eden Hazard to join Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho believes Tottenham could go on a trophy spree if they can win the Champions League final next week. Mauricio Pochettino’s side take on Liverpool in the final in Madrid on June 1. In an interview with Sky Sports, Mourinho – who has won the Champions League twice – feels that success against Liverpool could be the first of many trophies for Spurs. “Of course, Spurs is not winning titles and to win the first one, the biggest one of all, would be, of course, fantastic and would mean to win other domestic trophies (is easier) because the Champions League is the biggest one of all,” Mourinho said. Jose Mourinho thinks there is pressure on Jurgen Klopp (Andrew Matthews/PA) “I think, big match, of course, with huge levels of pressure. We used to say finals are...

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘wants Jose Mourinho as new Juventus boss’

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly keen for Juventus to appoint Jose Mourinho as the club’s new manager. Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly called on Juventus to appoint Jose Mourinho as the club’s new manager. Juventus announced on Friday that Massimiliano Allegri would step down from his position after five seasons in charge, and it has resulted in speculation regarding the Italian’s replacement. Antonio Conte has been linked with a return to Turin, while Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is said to have held talks with the Serie A giants. However, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, Ronaldo wants Juventus to make an approach for former Manchester United and Real Madrid manager Mourinho. The report suggests that Ronaldo is keen to be reunited with his compatriot and ...

Jose Mourinho: ‘Paul Pogba not solely responsible for Man United problems’

Jose Mourinho claims a “nice guy” manager can end up becoming a “puppet”. In what could be construed as a swipe at his Manchester United successor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Mourinho says time has proved his methods at Old Trafford were not the problem. Mourinho, who led United to second in the Premier League last season, was sacked in December after a dismal start to the latest campaign. Solskjaer brought a fresh approach and lifted a lot of the gloom after taking over on an interim basis, winning 10 of his first 11 games, but form then deserted him after being appointed full-time. United won just two of their last nine league games and finished in sixth, outside the Champions League positions. Mourinho told L’Equipe: “Generally, the players can feel a certa...

Monday's papers: Jose Mourinho, Bruno Fernandes, Wilfried Zaha

Mourinho, Fernandes and Rondon are making headlines on Monday.

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