Real Madrid doors open for Jose Mourinho’s return in future, Florentino Perez
Jose Mourinho prepares for his second coming at Chelsea, leaving behind Real Madrid, a place where he has created more controversies than gained trophies. In spite of such a record, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez claims Jose Mourinho could become the boss of Santiago Bernabeu once again someday.
Florentino Perez claims he is still good friends with Jose Mourinho, which is why he sees him returning to Real Madrid in the future. Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid parted ways after a mutual agreement. The deal allowed Jose Mourinho to return to Chelsea as their manager.
The Portuguese manager has himself confirmed that he will be announced as the new Chelsea manager before the end of the week. Well, English media has already taken up that job after the Premier League’s official site leaked news of Jose Mourinho’s destined return to Chelsea.
Jose Mourinho, who picked a 4-2 victory over Osasuna in the last game of his three-year long stint with Real Madrid, fell to numerous troubling controversies and quandaries in the Real Madrid camp.
Behind the curtain dealings, locker-room politics and intrusions by the Real Madrid administration dogged Jose Mourinho for the last season. Consequently, Jose Mourinho found himself in a cold war with club legends and captains Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos. Some suggest it was the bitterness with Real Madrid players and growing unpopularity among fans that prompted Jose Mourinho to move towards an exit, yet Real Madrid administration appears to be sad to lose the Champions League winning manager.
“The door is not closed for Mourinho,” Florentino Perez said. “He is going with sadness, with a difficult understanding of how the media are here. With sorrow, I believe. It is not easy to live with this pressure, which has sometimes been unjust, with a personal side.
“In the end we reached a conclusion, after three years that the best for him and the club was to separate, but to remain good friends. Life is very long and you never know what can happen.”
Florentino cleverly deflected questions set to reveal information on whether Paris Saint-Germain’s Carlo Ancelotti or Bayern Munich’s Jupp Heynckes will become the new manager of Real Madrid. Florentino Perez said that the new Bernabeu boss needed to be an expert in dealing with a locker-room packed with star players.
“A coach with experience is [now] required, with motivation, who knows how to manage a difficult squad, where everyone is a great player,” Florentino Perez added. “It is difficult to deal with 25 players. One of the virtues we saw in Mourinho was this personality, his intensity and demands. They were two values which seemed appropriate to us.”