Mourinho turns down job offers so he’s ready to step in should Real Madrid sack manager Zidane

By | 25th August 2019

JOSE MOURINHO has turned down management offers so he is ready to step in at the Bernabeu if Zinedine Zidane gets sacked, according to reports.

The Portuguese gaffer has been out of work since his Manchester United sacking in December.

Jose Mourinho has reportedly turned down other management offers so he available to take the Real Madrid job if it becomes available
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And according to Spanish outlet AS, the 56-year-old is holding off on a return to the game as he wants to be ready to take the Bernabeu hotseat if it becomes available.

Mourinho is said to be aware of the high regard in which he is held at Los Blancos and would love the chance to take the reins again.

SHAKY GROUND

Zidane’s Madrid side drew 1-1 at home with Real Valladolid last time out.

And the Frenchman let rip at his players after the game.

He fumed: “We had done the most difficult part, scoring a goal, and then we need to get the ball the f*** out of there for the rest of the game.


“We know we have to play the 90 minutes. We can’t just play 50 or 60 minutes.

“We did the most difficult bit which was to score.”

Despite their recent disappointment, Real sit second in La Liga after their opening weekend 3-1 win at Celta Vigo.

Zinedine Zidane is under pressure already after his side drew 1-1 with Real Valladolid at home last time out
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This post written by William Pugh originally appeared on Football news - transfers, fixtures, scores, pictures | The Sun. Read the full post here.

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