Here are the betting odds on where Jose Mourinho could be heading off to next

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Jose Mourinho has been axed as manager of Manchester United after a mixed two and a half years at the club.

This is the end of Mourinho's eighth tenure as a club manager after successful spells at Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Porto.

The 55-year-old is arguably the most successful manager of his era winning a total of eight league titles in four different countries.

However, his time at Old Trafford has threatened to tarnish his reputation with a plethora of issues developing whilst the Portuguese were at the helm.

Disputes with Paul Pogba, Luke Shaw and the United board caused an eventual divide between the manager and the squad.

Despite this, he will still no doubt be in high demand now he is a free agent once again.

The odds are out for who will be next in line to employ Mourinho and some of the sides are rather surprising indeed.


The side most likely at this very early stage is Inter Milan - where Jose won two Serie A titles - followed by a spell with his national side, Portugal.

Returns to Real Madrid and Porto are also high up the list, along with a financial pipedream move to the MLS or China.

Here are the top 10 most likely moves for Jose Mourinho:

Inter Milan

Portugal National Manager

Real Madrid




Any MLS Club

Any Chinese Super League Club

Atletico Madrid


Odds courtesy of oddschecker

Wolverhampton Wanderers v AFC Bournemouth - Premier League

The surprise inclusion is certainly Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers, who are riding high thus far this season in seventh position.

Wolves have been closely affiliated with Portuguese personnel since Fosun International and Jeff Shi took over the club.

Their squad currently consists of no less than eight Portuguese players.

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristia

A spell as Portugal manager or an unlikely switch to Juventus would mean a reuniting with five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

The two managed to win one La Liga and a Copa del Rey during Mourinho's three years at the club.


With Zlatan Ibrahimovic committing to LA Galaxy for one more year, Mourinho could be tempted to conquer the States with a player he's managed at both Inter Milan and Manchester United.

It may seem gloomy at the moment but once the dust settles on his departure from Old Trafford Mourinho's resume will remain, meaning the possibilities remain pretty much endless for 'The Special One'.

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