Jose Mourinho has said that he will be back in management soon and has strongly hinted that it will be in the Premier League.
The Special One was sacked by Chelsea in December but has been been heavily tipped to replace Louis van Gaal at Manchester United.
He and his family have remained in London and Mourinho has insisted that the English capital will be his home for the foreseeable future.
The Portuguese also admitted that he is ready to get back to work after only the second break in his decorated 16-year managerial career.
All this suggests that Mourinho could indeed find himself at Old Trafford next season if under-pressure Van Gaal departs United as anticipated.
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“When my kids were young, we could move and experience different countries and in my case, different clubs and different football, but there is a moment when they need some stability,” Sky Sports quote Mourinho as saying.
“They are 19 years old and 16 years old, and with university and their football, they need some stability and the family needs some stability.
“We decided to come to London and, at the moment, I don’t have a job. I don’t know where football will take me because in football, you never know, but for sure, as a family, our home will be in London.
“As a manager, I’ve worked since 2000 and I last stopped when I left Chelsea in 2007. I stopped for a few months and now is the second time I’ve stopped in 15 or 16 years, so it’s not a drama, but for sure, I will go back soon. As a professional, I’m ready to move.”
Reports this week claimed that United officials had held talks with representatives of Mourinho, and he is confident of getting the job in the summer.
Mourinho’s former club Chelsea face his potential future employers at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League afternoon. The Special One will be watching with interest.
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