Mourinho | New old Chelsea manager

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    peterstorey Specialist In Failure

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    ... and they are lovely beyond any singing of it.
    That's because you're a fan - put you in charge of a Serie A side and your genes would come out and it would be catenaccio all day long.
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    Suedesi Full Member

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    Isn't Leonardo, AC Milan's coach, a foreigner? He doesn't get 1/100th of the jingoistic attacks that Mourinho attracts. While I hate nationalistic BS (especially from Italians ;) ) Jose courts controversy, make no mistake about it.

    I wouldn't be too worried about it, it's a calculated Jose move.
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    Chrisjn Banned

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    Refused to comment again tonight on whether he would leave in June...

    What thinks thee?
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    FranklyVulgar Full Member

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    I think he'll leave. Mourinho is a manager who needs to be in control and Madrid are a club who love a puppet master. Mourinho has a better chance than most of doing it with Madrid but he wont get the backing of the fans or the club. The pressure is rediculous, it's the ultimate poisoned chalice all be it one that will pocket you an awful lot of money.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    By refusing to comment he gets most of the talk and not his players. Just like he always does. He's smart like that.
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    AlwaysRedwood Banned

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    Why would he stay? It's like trying to herd snakes.
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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    He has more control of the club then his predessors ever had but clearly that's still not enough. Be intresting to see who Real and Perez replace him with anyway.
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    Madrid are run by fecking idiots. They have 1 of the top 3 managers in the world, the second best player in the world, one of the best collection of midfield and forward players in the world, but have cnuts like Ramos and Pepe sitting in the middle of central defense when it's clear as day that both are absolute shite there. Ramos is a right winger no fecking questions asked, so why the feck have they not spent some money and brought in somebody like Chiellini. Idiots, fecking idiots.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    Where would he go?
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    Striker10 "Ronaldo and trophies > Manchester United football

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    Ramos has been sent off 13 times...he's only 25..I find that incredibly funny. Spanish football is nuts
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    jojojo Moderator

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    The Barcelona fans were singing last night, that they want Mourinho to stay at Madrid.
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    Tibs Full Member

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    :lol:
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    Sparky_Hughes Donkey Buggering Tyrant who cheats at Monopoly

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    Anywhere but here.
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    peterstorey Specialist In Failure

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    ... and they are lovely beyond any singing of it.
    That's because he's a slow, rash, crap full back and keeps fouling his man to stop him.
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    Decotron Full Member

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    Hes not exactly slow imo, just a major liability when tested properly either by the opposition or the occasion.
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    I think that as time goes on, he seems to be getting better and better at learning how to deal with Barcelona. Sure, he still hasn't mastered it, but he's getting there. Remember, there was a time when Barcelona walked all over Madrid and thrashed them 5-0.

    When Mourinho came, he wanted to use dirty, defensive tactics to beat Barca. Despite that, he didn't have a side that was as defensively organised as his Inter one. Barcelona were also even better, so managed to find ways to break down organised defences.

    There's still that dirty element with players like Pepe, for example, but I think Mourinho is starting to realise that dirty tactics don't work as well as he would like.
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    jojojo Moderator

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    And still the aftermath rumbles on.

    Apparently Mourinho hung around the Barcelona carpark after the match to have a go at the ref

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    Meanwhile one of Mourinho's sidekicks came up with this line after seeing Alves talking on TV, wearing glasses.
    "You can put glasses on an ass, you can make its ears smaller.
    It doesn't make it a doctor.
    It's still an ass."

    If I was a conspiracy theorist I'd think Mourinho's arranging to be sacked "by mutual agreement" in June rather than paying the money that the press say he'll owe Madrid of he walks.
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    Rado_N Grinner ruined my tagline

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    He's clearly just waiting to get his car out, some inconsiderate bastard has blocked him in.
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    So he has decided to quit Real Madrid at the end of this season.

    Tottenham (if Redknapp goes?
    Man City (if they aren't winning the League)?
    Back to Chelsea?
    England?
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    Donut Full Member

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    He has? Where did you get this from?
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    Sir Matt Full Member

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    Phelan takes over the reserves. Jose takes the assistant manager's position. Book it. Done.
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    De Selby Likes them tattooed and bald

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    The Americans'll sack Kenny when Liverpool fail to make the CL, then Mourinho will take over.
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    Never. Fortunately.
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    Richter Hairy big footed Swede

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    Bayern Munich is a option I wouldn't discount. Jupp Heynckes feels like a very temporary option and Mourinho still hasn't managed to annoy Germany. Then again it just feels so obvious Mourinho is passing the time until Fergie retires. It simply is the ultimate challenge for a guy that has almost won everything.


    I actually had the same thought the other day. Not likely though.
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    De Selby Likes them tattooed and bald

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    There's no way Mourinho would accept an assistant manager role.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    If he became available I wouldn't be surprised if City dropped Mancini like a stone.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy

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    The notorious Duncan Castles claimed tonight that Mourinho will quit Real at the end of this season to take a Premier League job.
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    Mick1991 Full Member

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    Yep, no chance.
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    Richter Hairy big footed Swede

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    Well if he got offered the City job it would show once and for all how badly he really wants the United job. If he takes the City job there will be no chance of him ever being United manager.
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    You share similar thoughts about SAF's retirement as myself. Could it be....? :nervous:
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy

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    I bloomin' hope not, mate.
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    Richter Hairy big footed Swede

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    You mean Fergie retiring after this season? I reckon he wants 1 or 2 more cracks at winning CL.
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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    Mourinho has said before he wouldn't join a German team because he hasn't mastered the language well enough to communicate with the players, staff, fans, et al. Though it's a possibility.
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    Richter Hairy big footed Swede

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    Ah didn't know that. Then again he has a gift when it comes to languages, he learned Italian in like 4 months.
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    Any move apart from United is a downward one from Madrid.
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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    True, when he left Chelsea he used most of that time to brush up on his Italian knowing that Italy would be his next destination. He said he was close to joining PSG in 2008 and already knew French which was handy.

    I think England has to be his next destination. If Mancini fails to win the title, that's one possibility. I doubt he would join Chelsea given his relationship with Roman, Spurs can't offer him great transfer wages. Which leaves Arsenal and United: would Arsenal welcome him with open arms given his feud with Wenger in the past? United has been the 'dream job' for him, yet I think if ever he joined it would be after Fergie's successor.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    I'm not sure since I wasn't born in one of these countries but surely being from Portugal, Spain or Italy makes it easier to learn the other 2 languages?
    German is a whole another ball park.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    Yep, they are Romance languages. If you know Spanish, Italian should be a breeze. Plus when I learned Spanish many years ago, it helped my fluency in French, abielt different sounds.

    German is from the same family as English but it's vocabulary
    is probably difficult.
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    I hope he comes here or we're fecked, only man for the job.

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