Chelsea FC is determined to bring Jose Mourinho back to Stamford Bridge, and owner Roman Abramovich might even change his ways to make it happen.
Mourinho has become Chelsea’s top choice to replace Rafa Benitez as manager starting next season. The Premier League club is ready to outbid the likes of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain to land “the Special One,” according to the London Evening Standard.
“The Portuguese is willing to listen to offers, although he will also be a target for Paris St-Germain and Manchester City should they remove Carlo Ancelotti or Roberto Mancini respectively at the end of the season,” the report says.
“One of the stumbling blocks regarding Mourinho has always been the fact that [Chelsea owner Roman] Abramovich paid the former Porto coach around £18 million [$28.4 million] in compensation when he was fired and the Russian would be admitting to making an expensive mistake. That is no longer the issue, but the power struggle of who makes the key decisi...