Real Madrid set to name Jose Mourinho manager for the second time

Real Madrid set to name Jose Mourinho manager for the second time

- Real Madrid are planning to re-hire Mourinho as a replacement for struggling Santiago Solari

- The Portuguese tactician was recently fired by his former club Man United after his side's poor results at the club

- Mourinho already rejected offers to manage Benfica

Spanish League giants Real Madrid are reportedly planning to re-hire out-of-job manager Jose Mourinho.

The 55-year-old was fired by Manchester United less than a month ago following a poor run of results at the club, after leaving the Red Devils 19 points behind table toppers Liverpool, while his relationship with his players was deteriorating.

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Although, the Portuguese manager has already rejected a chance to manage Portuguese topflight side Benfica.

SunSport however reports that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is said to be planning to bring the former Chelsea and Man United boss back to the Santiago Bernabeu.

Mourinho first managed Los Blancos between 2010 and 2013, and five years after could stage a return to the club.

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The former Real Madrid boss won a Spanish League title and two other trophies during his three year reign at the club.

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Madrid are currently not having a good time in the La Liga, having slipped to fifth position on the log after their 2-0 home defeat to Real Socieded on Sunday.

Legit.ng earlier reported that former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rejected a return to Portuguese club Benfica where he started his coaching career.

Since the ex-Chelsea coach was dismissed at Manchester United, he has been linked with many top European clubs.

Recently, Portuguese club Benfica sacked their manager Rui Vitoria after three years in charge of the team, and Jose Mourinho has been linked with the job.

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