Jose Mourinho says he wants to return to management by June, but where will the next stop be on his eventful career?
One of his former clubs, Inter Milan, are among the favorites. But there are a number of other big names and a few surprising ones among the market leaders.
The Italian side makes a lot of sense as Mourinho left on good terms to join Real Madrid. He won the famous treble there so would be a popular choice to return and replace Luciano Spalletti. Whose team despite being third in the table is 22 points behind Juventus.
Juve is on course for a ninth league title, winning every single one since Inter last won it, so the Milan side is desperate to try and break Juventus’ stranglehold on Italian football. What better way to do it than to bring Mourinho back to repeat the job he did last time?
A surprise name on the list as the Premier League doesn’t seem to be the place for Jose anymore. But can the billionaire owner Farhad Moshiri really push the boat out to try and take his team to the next level?
They have ambitions to move into a new stadium and can Jose be the man to lead them there. The main block would be
Thierry Henry could not make it work at Monaco and it is hard to see Mourinho making a go of things. The club is not blessed with the biggest ground or fan base in the world and has become a team of developing young players and selling them on over recent years.
Despite not being the favorites to sign him as yet, Mourinho looks like the perfect man for the job on paper. The wealthy owners of PSG are desperate to make a splash on the Champions League. Both Unai Emery, and seemingly Thomas Tuchel, having been knocked out in the last 16 for the last three years.
Star-studded names like Neymar and Kylian Mbappe mean they can win the French league with ease. A dominant domestic champion with bottomless pockets and desperate for European glory sounds right up Mourinho’s street while winning a league title in a fifth different country would also enhance his legacy.