In a video message for the english FA’s 150th anniversary celebrations, he was effusive in his praise of football on the island, announcing: "one day I will return because english football means so much to me."
Mourinho, who has won two championships with chelsea FC in his three years at stamford bridge, spoke of "memories of english football that could not have been better". There couldn’t have been a better place for the phase after his tenure in portugal: "in england, you feel the real passion for this game".
The spanish champions real are in crisis, only in third place in the league with a 16-point gap to table leaders barcelona. Spain speculates about mourinho’s departure after the end of the season. Then the world coach of the year 2010 would be free for a renewed engagement in england. In the summer, the coaching position at his ex-club chelsea could be filled, as rafael benitez only has a contract until the end of the season.