- Jose Mourinho is considering to take managerial role at Newcastle if Sheikh Khaled takes over
- The billionaire is looking to pay a massive sum of £350million to buy controlling shares of the club
- Mourinho has once talked about his desire to manage the Magpies because of late Sir Bobby Robson
Jose Mourinho is ready to negotiate with Newcastle’s potential new owner if multi-billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan asks for his services.
Though Magpies current owner Mike Ashley is yet to see any proof of the takeover funds but advisers representing Sheikh Khaled claim that his £350million offer for the Premier League club is genuine.
Mirror also claim Sheikh Khaled has his own managerial targets with Rafa Benitez is not in the picture.
Mourinho is aware of the interest from the Tyneside club and has told friends the Newcastle job is one that he would consider seriously.
The former Man United boss has always had a soft spot for Newcastle, since working with his mentor and Magpies icon Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon, Porto and Barcelona in the 1990s.
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Mourinho said last summer: “I like to go there. I like the feeling of going to Mr Robson’s home. I like that feeling. I like the stadium. I like the atmosphere. They are a good, enthusiastic crowd. I like the Geordies.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho believes Cristiano Ronaldo has a "natural advantage" which makes him one of the greatest players in football history.
Mourinho, managed Ronaldo during his spell at Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, where he had first-hand experience of the Juventus star.
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