Jose Mourinho believes Porto stand better chance against Liverpool in UCL

Jose Mourinho believes Porto stand better chance against Liverpool in UCL

- Jose Mourinho thinks FC Porto could shock Liverpool in the Champions League

- The ex-Man United boss believes the Reds are more focused on winning the EPL

- Mourinho added that Porto will not want a repeat of losing out to the Reds last term

Jose Mourinho believes his former club FC Porto can defeat Liverpool to progress into the Champions League semi finals.

The ex-Man United boss won the Champions League with the Portuguese side in 2004 but the Primiera Liga side are yet to taste another success since then.

Liverpool knocked out Porto in round of 16 of the competition last season winning by 5-0 over two legs.

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The Reds have been tagged favourites going into the quarter final fixture but Mourinho is not convinced it will be an easy ride for Jurgen Klopp's side this time round.

Mourinho is confident Porto will be motivated to do better to ensure they do not suffer the same fate as last season.

The Special One also believes that Liverpool's attention is focused more on winning the Premier League this campaign, which could affect their chances in Europe.

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"Porto have a chance to win and go through," said Mourinho at the ANTV Forum.

"Compared with last season, I think Sergio Conceicao will ask himself questions about what happened in order to do something different this time around.

"The tie is open and what happened last year, I believe, can play for Porto in both games.

"Liverpool have absolutely fantastic individual quality, but they are disputing the league title which means that they will not rest players in the previous game or between the two games."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho is ready to try out his fifth country as manager after admitting he will entertain offers from the German topflight.

According to Daily Mail, the 56-year-old Portuguese tactician has been out of work after Man United’s sack mid-December, but is keen to return to coaching despite rejecting about four job offers so far. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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