Mourinho rules out return to management at Benfica following Man Utd sacking

Rex Christensen
January 11, 2019

Mourinho, whose demands include a new striker and centre-back if he's to return, has even hinted that he's interested in a second spell.

Real Madrid could be forced to delay the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager over a compensation wrangle with Manchester United but new that Manchester United have given their green signal its totally up to Real Madrid to make a move for the Portuguese manager.

The improved contract United agreed with Mourinho a year ago was due to run until the end of the 2019-20 season, with an option of a further season.

Ex-Manchester United Jose Mourinho has landed a television job for the first time after leaving the Old Trafford dwellers previous year.

Mourinho's first fully-fledged job as a manager was with the Eagles where he took over from former Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes in 2000.

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that he never planned taking up any job in Portugal at the moment.

The Galacticos were beaten 2-0 by Real Sociedad on Sunday as they slipped 10 points behind leaders Barcelona.

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"When a professional returns or is invited to return to a club it is a tremendous honor".

The Portuguese, whose reign as United manager ended last month, will offer his "forthright opinions" as a studio pundit on the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Chelsea on January 19, as well as the Asian Cup match between Qatar and Saudi Arabia two days earlier, beIN SPORTS said.

Speculation is rife over the Real job at the moment, with Santiago Solari struggling for positive results in the wake of Julen Lopetegui's departure in October.

"(But) I think I can say that today, I don't have any intention of coming back to work in Portugal", he said.

And Mourinho has once again refused to speak in a bad light about former club Manchester United.

Mourinho has also been spoken of as a possible successor to the axed Rui Vitoria at Benfica. They're not signing someone they don't know, they are going for someone they know, someone who has already been there.

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