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Ex Chelsea boss José Mourinho confirmed once again he will back to coach next July.

The former Blues manager was in Mexico City for FIFA annual congress, taking also part to a friendly game with FIFA and Mexico legends, where his side ( FIFA Legends) lost 9-8.

There is plenty of time,” he said ”

He reveals he misses his daily job and the pitch:

“Of course I miss “In July I will be back. So we are in May. May to July is nothing. I keep enjoying my life which I’m doing, keep enjoying my family. But in July I am back.”

Asked when he will sign his new contract, he replied: “June 30 – that’s fine.”

About the rumours of him replacing his mentor Louis Van Gaal at Manchester United, he claimed:

“I don’t know. I know nothing about it really. I don’t have a club and I was waiting for these guys [the Fifa Legends] to win the match to give me a hand but because I lost the match [9-8] it’s even more difficult to get the club,” he joked.

He said also his next job won’t be easy because he didn’t have the situation in control since the beginning:

“It’s difficult because when you get a new club in this period normally the clubs they did already their work,” Mourinho said. “I give you an example. I’m not the Chelsea manager but I organised the Chelsea pre-season in many aspects because I did that 10 months ago.

“Clubs have their commercial, marketing departments always involved in everything. When a new manager arrives in May, June it’s very difficult to touch in some points but we know that.”


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