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Updated December 22nd, 2023 at 21:45 IST

'Somebody had doubts...': Jose Mourinho makes stunning revelation amidst AS Roma uncertainty

AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho spoke up on how he received several offers from various clubs after taking up the AS Roma job.

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Jose Mourinho still stands to be one of the most decorated characters in football. The Potuguese has managed some of the biggest clubs in the world with utmost success and is currently the manager of Serie A giants AS Roma. Mourinho continues to be in the headlines with his comments.

3 things you need to know

  • Jose Mourinho has managed a number of big clubs
  • He joined AS Roma in 2021
  • Roma lifted the Europa Conference League in the 2021-22 season

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Jose Mourinho has been one of the most decorated football managers

The former Manchester United manager took charge of Roma in 2021 and guided the side to the Europa Conference League in the 2021-22 season. Mourinho has also been linked with a number of managerial jobs as his current contract is set to expire next summer.

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The 60 year old recently revealed he got offers from a number of clubs but stayed at Roma due to his affinity with the club.

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Jose Mourinho revealed he got several managerial offers

“Somebody had doubts about my position, but I said my stance clearly, and my target is not to leave doubts about it.
“So there isn’t even a reason to talk about it. It’s all clear and objective. To me, this is the situation. I’ve always been direct and clear since the beginning.

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“One week after signing for Roma, I received a fantastic offer. I took the information honestly but didn’t accept it because I had an agreement with Roma.
“After winning the Conference in December, there was Portugal and you know about it. I could work with the best players in the world and have a chance to win the Euros and the World Cup.

“I spoke to the club, but it was important to stay for them, so I stayed. After the Budapest Final, I informed the owners about the situation in Arabia, but I decided against it. Now, my honesty ends here. What else to say? I’d like to stay and fight with all the difficulties, with all the conditions, with all the positive things, but this is my stance, and there are no doubts. I no longer want to talk about this situation anymore.”

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Published December 22nd, 2023 at 21:44 IST

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