Jose Mourinho lost his job at Chelsea after a miserable first-half of this season, but he still holds enough sway in the football world to secure another job with ease.
The Portuguese coach, heavily linked of late with Manchester United, has confirmed that he has a number of ‘good offers’ currently on the table and insisted that he will probably be back in professional management come the summer.
Mourinho offered little in the way of hints as to just where his journey will take him next, but it looks a certainty that one lucky club will be calling him manager as they head into the 2016/17 campaign.
"I can almost guarantee you that I'll be back working this summer. I've good offers on the table," he said, as per Sky Sports.
"It's a matter of thinking, to come to a good decision and finalising it. In the summer everyone will know what my next club will be.
"I'll take my ideas to where they are wanted. I want to be at a place where I'm wanted. I want to work at a club with responsibility, in a hard league and where there are no easy objectives. That doesn't leave many options."
Future in mind
It’s hardly a surprise given that Mourinho remains one of the most sought-after managers in the world. His glittering reputation took a minor dent with his most recent departure from Stamford Bridge, but a resume as healthy as his will always garner positive attention.
The difficult part now is trying to predict which club will take advantage of his unemployed status. As previously mentioned, United have been named in connection with him on plenty of occasions of late, though rumours are now beginning to surface suggesting Louis van Gaal will be given another season at the club.
So, if not United - we’ll admit they remain the obvious choice - then who? It makes sense to deduce that Mourinho won’t offer his services to just any club, but rather one who will offer him the chance to get more silverware. Real Madrid are a possibility, but there’s a large obstacle in the form of Zinedine Zidane standing in the way of that at the moment.
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