The speculation of Jose Mourinho's return to Chelsea is still going strong and he could be announced the new manager in the next few weeks.

Chelsea know that in the summer they will be searching for a new boss after interim-manager Rafael Benitez confirmed a few weeks ago that he will not be continuing as manager come the new season, news that was welcomed by all Chelsea fans.

It is strongly rumoured that the only man in the running for the job is ex-manager Jose Mourinho as the Portuguese-man is desperate to leave Real Madrid after claiming he is not loved by the fans or his own players.

This was backed up by the fact he was booed by his own fans during his side's victory over Malaga.

Mourinho has a great history with Chelsea after he helped guide them to two league titles and four more trophies.

Below you can see some key moments and dates from Mourinho's first spell at Stamford Bridge.

2 June 2004: Appointed manager of Chelsea Football Club after leaving FC Porto
June 2004: The famous quote: "Please don't call me arrogant, but I'm European champion and I think I'm a special one,"
Summer of 2004: Mourinho signed core players to lead his Chelsea success, Paulo Ferreira, Ricardo Carvalho, Michael Essien, Tiago, Didier Drogba and Mateja Kezman.
27 February 2005: Wins League Cup, beating Liverpool 3-2.
30 April 2005: Secures Premier League title with 2-0 victory against Bolton.
7 August 2005: Wins Community Shield after beaing Arsenal 2-1.
4 May 2005: Signs new five-year contract.
29 April 2006: Retains league title with 3-0 win over Man Utd.
27 February 2007: Beats Arsenal 2-1 to win League Cup again.
19 May 2007: Wins FA Cup by beating Man Utd 1-0.
19 September 2007: Leaves Stamford Bridge by mutual consent.
Summer of 2013: Jose Mourinho rejoins Chelsea?


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