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 will see out the full four years of his deal as reports link him with a return to Chelsea or fellow English club Manchester City .
Madrid hired Mourinho from Inter Milan in 2010 - immediately after he became only the third coach to win the Champions League with two different teams - and tasked him with delivering a 10th European Cup and dislodging Barcelona from its perch at the top of the Spanish league.
Madrid's 2-1 victory Saturday at Barcelona has the team on course to end the three-time defending league champions hold on the domestic title.
''I think I will continue, there's no reason for me to leave,'' Mourinho said. ...