Jose Mourinho has ruled himself out of the running for the England job.

The former Chelsea boss confirmed he had been in talks with the FA´s Brian Barwick and Sir Trevor Brooking but has decided he does not want to be named Steve McClaren´s successor.

Mourinho said in a statement on his agent Jorge Mendes´ website: "After deep and serious thinking, I decided to exclude myself from being England manager despite it being a fantastic position for me.!

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