I will be the new coach of Chelsea – Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho has said on Spanish television that he expects to be reappointed as Chelsea manager by the end of the week.
The 50-year-old has left Real Madrid after three years in charge.
He told football programme Punto Pelota: “I will go to London and between Monday and the end of the week I will be the new coach of Chelsea.”
Mourinho previously managed Chelsea between 2004 and 2007, leading the club to two Premier League titles.
Mourinho at Chelsea 2004-07
– Arrived in west London after winning the 2004 Champions League with Porto
– Famously called himself ‘The Special One’ at his unveiling
– Guided Chelsea to the Premier League title in 2004-05, their first championship in 50 years
– Won the title again the following year
– Added two League Cup trophies to the cabinet
– Won the first FA Cup final at the new Wembley in 2007
– Departed in 2007 after a 1-1 draw with Rosenborg
– Never lost a home league game