Chelsea boss José Mourinho admitted he spoke to Real Madrid manager Florentino Perez, but the chat was not about a possible return of him to Spain to manage the Merengues.
In the past days speculations ran about Real Madrid contacting Mourinho to manager them again replacing Carlo Ancelotti, whose adventure in the Spanish capital seems to be over.
But speaking to Spanish paper Marca Mourinho dismissed the rumour, admitting anywy he spoke to Perez, but for other purposes:
“It is not true [that he sounded me out]”
“The reality is that I called the president to congratulate him on the the European title won by the basketball section of the club”
“I know all too well what this success means for him, for Jose Angel Sanchez and Javi Coll. That is why I was so pleased and I wanted to congratulate him”.