Posted April 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho says he will likely remain coach of Real Madrid beyond this season with the Spanish leader playing for a spot in the Champions League final. Mourinho is under contract until 2014 and has repeatedly refused to confirm whether he will see out the full four years of his deal. He is reportedly linked to a return to Chelsea or another English club, Manchester City. Speaking before Wednesday's semifinal against Bayern Munich, the Portuguese coach said: ''I think I will continue. There's no reason for me to leave.'' Mourinho says he will speak with his players and club officials at the end of the season to determine whether it's in everyone's interests for him to stay. Madrid trails Bayern 2-1 going into the return leg.

Mourinho plans to stay at Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho will likely stay on as coach of Real Madrid beyond this season, saying Tuesday ''there's no reason for me to leave.'' Mourinho, who can lead Madrid to the Champions League final if the Spanish leaders beat Bayern Munich on Wednesday in the second leg of the semifinals, is under contract until 2014. He has repeatedly refused to confirm whether he...

Report: Chelsea FC Will Break Bank to Lure Jose Mourinho From Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho could be weeks away from doing the impossible. It was hard enough to imagine Real Madrid dethroning FC Barcelona as Spanish champion, but Mourinho could further shock the soccer world after this season. Chelsea FC is considering paying a king's ransom to bring Mourinho back to Stamford Bridge. Owner Roman Abramovich has ordered club directors to do what ever it...

‘The Special One’ – Jose Mourinho’s Success in Madrid

‘The Special One’ – Jose Mourinho’s Success in Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.comOn 28th May 2010, it was confirmed Jose Mourinho would be taking over from Manuel Pellegrini at Real Madrid. ‘The Special One’ arrived at the Bernabau with a huge task on his hands. Since 2008, Barcelona had become the dominant force in Spanish football; it was his job to change...

Abramovich Prepared To Pay £25m To Prise Mourinho Away From Real Madrid

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho remains a major target for Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.The Mail on Sunday says the Russian owner and Mourinho parted on bad terms in 2007 but relations have improved to such an extent since that wages of more than £9million a year – after tax – and a compensation bill from Madrid of £25m would be sanctioned. A Chelsea source said: “Such...

Win over Bayern is Madrid's only route to CL final

Having nearly relieved Barcelona of its Spanish league crown, Jose Mourinho's task of guiding Real Madrid to the Champions League final is on the line on Wednesday when only victory over Bayern Munich will suffice. Madrid is staring down a 2-1 first-leg deficit ahead of the semifinal return at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The record nine-time European champion's record when...

Mourinho backs Chelsea after Real exit

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hopes former club Chelsea defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final. Mourinho’s Real bowed...

From Barcelonas Elimination to El Nino’s Goal… A Night Of Uncommon Events

A ‘blueprint’ of Jose Mourinho’s tactic back from his Inter Milan days eliminates Barcelona once again On a night where it was almost certain that Barcelona would bounce back from two defeats in a row, we all witnessed some strange and uncommon occurrences. We all knew that Chelsea would arrive at the Camp Nou with [...]

Mourinho Assures Real Madrid He’s Not Tempted By Chelsea Return

Jose Mourinho has informed the Real Madrid board he intends to continue as coach next season. El Mundo says Mourinho recently met with vice-president Jose Angel Sanchez to assure him that he intended to carry on, despite the interest of former club Chelsea. Sanchez and his board are delighted and did not hesitate meeting Mou’s request to upgrade the contracts of his backroom staff...

Mourinho: The team is more important

Jose Mourinho says his Real Madrid players must be willing to risk suspension for the Champions League final if they...

Cech: Of Course Mourinho Has Given Chelsea Tips!

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech was almost horizontal yesterday ahead of tonight’s massive Champions League clash at Barcelona. An away goal would further dent the confidence of a Barca side whose defeat in Saturday’s top-of-the-table Primera Division clash with Real Madrid was their first in 54 home games. But Cech said: “Although Barcelona lost the ‘Clasico’ on Saturday...

Real Madrid riding on extreme confidence

Riding high after their huge weekend victory in El Clasico , Real Madrid now looks to put the sword to Bayern Munich . A win will take them to the final in Munich, and give 'Los Merengues' a chance to win their tenth European Cup . By winning in Barcelona Saturday night, coach Jose Mourinho's team cast off one of the biggest shadows any side has had to deal with in recent...

Di Matteo Looking To Put An End To A Glorious Barcelona ‘Dynasty’

After what Roberto Di Matteo has managed to do with Chelsea’s season after sacking Villas-Boas, one would think Abramovich would actually consider him for the permanent spot? According to rumors yesterday, the Russian millionaire is set to throw what ever money is needed to bring back Jose Mourinho to Stamford Bridge. Could that be true? [...]

Ramos: Loss won´t tarnish ´great season´

Sergio Ramos insists Real Madrid’s Champions League elimination will not tarnish the club’s ‘great season’. Jose Mourinho’s side beat Bayern...

Ray's World: Real Madrid beats Barcelona

Real Madrid all but clinched their first La Liga title since 2008 with a 2-1 victory over Barcelona in El Clasico.  Real moved seven points clear of Barcelona at the top of the table with only four games remaining in the league.  It was the first league victory in El Clasico for Real Madrid in eight games, dating back to when they last won the league in 2008 and only the second...
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