Jose Mourinho rumoured to be in for Bundesliga job


The former Manchester United and Chelsea manager has been out of a job ever since United sacked him back in December, but he has recently hinted towards a move to Germany's top-flight.


The Portuguese manager has talked up his current relationship with Borussia Dortmund's CEO, Hans-Joachim Watzke, admiring how Dortmund operates as a football club. Mourinho said "I admire the work of BVB. Mr Watzke trusted me enough to ask for my opinion about a player and a coach I know well, I was honest, gave him my best possible rating."

With Mourinho still being without a job ever since he was dismissed by Manchester United, 18 months before his contract ended, there have been growing talks on where he might go to next. He has recently dismissed rumours linking him with a move into international football management, saying that it is still too early in his career to move into that sort of management.


Whilst he has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain and also to Bayern Munich, given the latter's struggles this season, after being knocked out of the UEFA Champions League convincingly by Liverpool, he still praised Bayern Munich's manager, Niko Kovac. When asked about the Croatian manager's job, Mourinho simply replied by saying that "Niko will keep his job because he worked very hard to reach that level", with them having a terrible season, yet still having a chance to get a domestic double in their hands.

Mourinho is confident that Bayern Munich will go on to win the title, as he finds it "hard to believe that Bayern will squander the title now."


Jose Mourinho also was full of praise for the whole Bundesliga league system, saying that "The Bundesliga provides an exciting competition to follow, especially with the teams in the middle of the table. They're constantly improving and thereby creating a more level competition. Full stadiums, great organisation, good tactical approaches by many teams - I think the Bundesliga is really interesting."


The Portuguese manager's next destination is still very unclear, but it would not be too much of a surprise if he would become a manager in the Bundesliga, a league which he has never managed in.