Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 1/10/13
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Check here throughout the day, as we’ll be following the moving targets that are January’s transfer rumors. 1:30 p.m. ET: We’re going to lead with a bit of news that broke on Wednesday. Real Madrid fans are turning on manager Jose Mourinho, and there is data to prove it. Mourinho has fallen out with club captain Iker Casillas and club president Florentino Perez. Real Madrid trails Barcelona by 16 points, and fans seem ready to call time on the Mourinho era. Madrid newspaper Marca published results of a survey, which show that 62% of respondents think Mourinho is damaging the club’s image. The Guardian digs deeper into the results. “Among 704 members asked at the stadium before Sunday’s game at home to Real Sociedad, or by telephone, whether the Portuguese’s actions and statements were damaging, 61.6% answered yes, with 33.1% saying no,” the Guardian reports. “Members gave his performance as coach since he took over in 2010 an average mark of 6.68 out of 10, down from 8.82 in a similar poll conducted in March 2011, but 54.4% still thought he should stay on after this season, with 41.8% saying he should leave.” Some fans booed and whistled Mourinho during Wednesday’s game at the Bernabeu, and those sentiments are only going to grow louder. Mourinho has vowed to stay and fight, although he will likely leave the club in June. If Real Madrid’s form doesn’t improve, there’s an outside chance Mourinho won’t be on the sidelines when Manchester United comes to town in February. Mourinho’s departure, whenever it happens, will set of a managerial merry-go-round. Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal, Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich, Roberto Mancini and AC Milan are the few of the names and stops that could be in the mix. Click here for transfer rumors from Jan. 9>> Have a question for Marcus Kwesi O’Mard? Send it to him via Twitter at @NESNsoccer, NESN Soccer’s Facebook page or send it here. He will pick a few questions to answer every week for his mailbag.
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