February 18 marks the second month since former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was sacked from his position in the team. After two months away from on-field action, the Portugal national has dropped hints about his next career move and the news is surely a big one for all football fanatics. Working as a Pundit for a sports channel, Mourinho who is craving to get back to the dugout opened up on his plans and it has a French connection.
While there were reports doing rounds that Mourinho will be heading back to Real Madrid, the veteran showed interest in coaching in France's Ligue 1. “I can imagine (coaching) in France one day. I’m a man who’s worked in four different countries, who likes that, who likes to know other cultures,” he said during an interaction with reporters.
“I like to learn all the time, to work in a different league would be a fantastic experience. (At the moment) I’m calm, I’m trying to enjoy life with family and friends and calmly working to hopefully find another opportunity in football.” he added.
Mourinho was a guest of Lille sporting director Luis Campos for their league draw against Montpellier on Sunday and the 56-year-old admited that he is craving to return to the dugout. "I think two to three months, January, February and March, [without a job] is OK [but] afterwards it is harder,"
Talking about Mourinho’s career, he was last employed with Manchester United as their manager before being sacked on December 18, 2018. Before ManU, he coached Chelsea in England, Real Madrid in Spain, Inter in Italy and Porto in his home country Portugal.