Real Madrid plot Jose Mourinho return by 'lining up new assistant manager'

Real Madrid plot Jose Mourinho return by 'lining up new assistant manager'

- Real Madrid are reportedly plotting Jose Mourinho 's return by getting a new assistant manager

- Current boss Santi Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui but Mourinho is expected to return to familiar ground soon

- Real Madrid are just five points adrift of Barcelona in the Spanish topflight

Jose Mourinho’s proposed return to Spanish giants Real Madrid is reportedly getting nearer after the Los Blancos are set to unveil a new assistant manager.

According to The Mirror report, despite naming Santi Solari as Julen Lopetegui replacement mid-term after Real Madrid poor start to the season, Solari is not seen as a long-term manager at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Red Devils manager Mourinho is already linked with a second return to the Galaticos.

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And have opened talks over a likely assistant manager.

The Los Blancos are working on Xabi Alonso being named a member of Mourinho’s technical crew next season.

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OK Diario report further claim the Spaniard who had spells with Liverpool and Bayern Munich during his playing days is ready to work with the Portuguese tactician.

Real Madrid are just five points adrift of Barcelona in the Spanish topflight.

However, Solari is expected to be on top of his game, to ensure the Los Blancos improve on their fifth spot before the turn of the year.

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Interestingly, the Santiago Bernabeu dwellers are still in contention for their fourth successive Champions League silverware, having emerged Group G leaders with a home fixture against Roma remaining.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that after the humiliating 3-0 loss to Eibar at the weekend, Real Madrid fans have sent an SOS message to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

It was Santiago Solari's first game in charge since signing a permanent deal with Los Blancos as his side was unable to find the back of the net in the embarrassing defeat.

Despite the likes of Thibaut Courtois, Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Marcelo starting for Madrid, they all failed to make an impact against the side on mid-table in La Liga.

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