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Sports Roma might be a perfect fit for José Mourinho

19:01  04 may  2021
19:01  04 may  2021 Source:   thecanadianpress.com

José Mourinho from Summer New coach of the AS Rome

 José Mourinho from Summer New coach of the AS Rome Two weeks after his out of Tottenham, José Mourinho (58) has found a new job: he becomes coach of the Roma in the summer. © Imago Images is looking forward to his new task: José Mourinho. On Tuesday afternoon, the Roma announced the separation of Paulo Fonseca at the end of the season, three hours later she announced the big surprise: José Mourinho takes over the scepter from July of Landsmann Fonseca and receives a contract until 2024.

Marco Materazzi, Jose Mourinho posing for the camera © Provided by The Canadian Press

ROME — This should be fun.

José Mourinho, that most outspoken of soccer coaches, will take over next season at Roma, the team with some of the most outspoken fans in Italy.

“The incredible passion of the Roma fans convinced me to accept the job and I cannot wait to start next season,” Mourinho said in Roma's surprise announcement Tuesday.

Mourinho's task will be to challenge new Serie A champion Inter Milan — the team he memorably led to a treble of titles little more than a decade ago during his only previous job in Italy.

“We are thrilled and delighted to welcome José Mourinho into the AS Roma family,” club president Dan Friedkin and vice-president Ryan Friedkin said. “A great champion who has won trophies at every level, José will provide tremendous leadership and experience to our ambitious project."

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 Spurs Save at Roma change from Mourinho - Does the successor come from Italy? The outward of José Mourinho came Tottenham Hotspur , so they thought, expensive to stand. The severance pay for the Portuguese coach should have about 17 million euros according to English media reports. After changing the AS ROM , the Premier League Club saves valuable millions. Money you could put in a new trainer. Gian Piero Gasperini is supposed to be high in the Spurs. © Provided by 90min José Mourinho will push the AS ROM. To the delight of his ex-club, the Tottenham Hotspurs.

Having memorably declared himself the “Special One” when he first reached the big time at Chelsea in 2004, one of Mourinho’s most famous phrases in Italy was uttered at the expense of Roma five years later.

Shortly after a 3-3 draw between Inter and Roma that included a controversial penalty for Inter won by Mario Balotelli, Mourinho responded to outrage from Roma fans by pointing out that the Giallorossi would finish the season with “zero titles” despite possessing a squad full of “great players.”

These days, Roma is mostly a young team with a few aging stars like Edin Džeko.

The Giallorossi are captained by 24-year-old Lorenzo Pellegrini, although the team’s most talented player might be 21-year-old midfielder Nicolò Zaniolo, who has missed this entire season with an injury.

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 Mourinho is not going to have nozzles.fr José Mourinho The Portuguese technician has made the costs of the bad results recorded since his arrival at the head of the Spurs. Thanks by Chelsea in December 2015 and then by Manchester United three years later, he was again dismissed from a club of Premier League. However, Jose Mourinho should not unemployment too long, he found an agreement with the English daily The Sun for a post of consultant in anticipation of the next European Championship for this summer.

With Roma in seventh place in Serie A and having been beaten by Manchester United 6-2 in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals last week, Mourinho will face a major challenge with the club.

While Roma reached the Champions League semifinals in 2018, the team has not won a single trophy since lifting the Italian Cup in 2008.

Retired captain Francesco Totti led Roma to its third and last Serie A title in 2001.

“The appointment of José is a huge step in building a long-term and consistent winning culture throughout the club,” said the Friedkins, who purchased the club last year from James Pallotta to maintain American ownership.

The move to hire Mourinho came a few hours after Roma announced that current coach Paulo Fonseca will depart at the end of this season. Mourinho's contract is for three seasons, although he won't take over until after this season.

Mourinho has also coached Porto, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham, from which he was fired last month.

Mourinho hired by the Sun for Euro

 Mourinho hired by the Sun for Euro © provided by Sofoot No vacation for the Special One . Mourinho did not intend to stay unemployed for a very long time. licensed by Tottenham on April 19th and became the sole and only superplicized manager, the Portuguese has already announced his future destination. It was hired by the Sun to cover the Euro 2020 (or 2021, to choose). The former Chelsea or Manchester United Officer as a consultant from June 11 to July 11 and will have a column within the tabloid.

At Roma, Mourinho can speak his native Portuguese with countryman Tiago Pinto, the team's general manager. The coach needs to revive his career after dressing-room apathy and growing disillusionment at his tactics cost him his job at Tottenham after 17 months at the London club.

That was Mourinho’s shortest spell with a team since he became a slick and self-confident coach of Porto at the start of the century.

“After meetings with the ownership and Tiago Pinto, I immediately understood the full extent of their ambitions for AS Roma,” Mourinho said. “It is the same ambition and drive that has always motivated me and together we want to build a winning project over the upcoming years."

Fonseca will still coach Roma during the second leg of the Europa League semifinals against United at the Stadio Olimpico on Thursday, as well as the remaining four games in Serie A this season.

“I wish Paulo Fonseca all the best and I hope the media appreciate that I will only speak further in due course,” Mourinho said, before adding a cheer in the local dialect: “Daje Roma!”

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Andrew Dampf, The Associated Press

Mourinho, the coach with the 90 million euros of severance pay in his career .
© Panoramic a year and a half after arriving in London, José Mourinho was limited Monday by Tottenham due to insufficient results , the club that may not qualify for a possible champions league. A surprise eviction just a few days before the final of the League Cup where the Spurs will face Manchester City. This new failure will yet bring very big financially to the 58-year-old Portuguese.

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