“The Special One” returns to Italy: after leaving Tottenham, Mourinho joins Roma.
Special One returns to Italy. Less than two weeks after his leave from English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, Jose Mourinho signed a new three-year contract with Roma coach Paolo Fonseca that has yet to be renewed. Two seasons.
Just over a decade ago, Mourinho was a hit in Italy. With Inter Milan, the Portuguese became a two-time champion (2009 and 2010) and won the Champions League (2010). After that, the 58-year-old has coached Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester United and most recently Tottenham with variable success.
Mourinho said in a statement to the club, “It is the same ambition and drive that has always driven me, and together we want to build a successful project in the coming years,” referring to the “amazing passion of Roma fans” that convinced him of this. Take over. “Jose is a champion who won titles at all levels, and our ambitious project guarantees exceptional leadership and experience,” said Roma President Dan Friedkin.
Roma are currently only seventh, in the first year under Fonseca – the former successful coach of Shekhtar Donetsk (seven titles) – it was fifth. On Thursday, the capital club expects the end of the European League semi-final after the 2: 6 defeat in the first-leg match against former club Mourinho, Manchester United.
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