Italian giants AC Milan want Mourinho at San Siro

Last Updated: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 12:12 hrs

AC Milan has joined the long list of clubs interested in signing Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho and the Italian giants are already plotting to hijack former Chelsea boss' move back to Premier League.

The seven-times European champions are keen for the Special One to return to the San Siro and repeat his heroic spell with local rivals Inter Milan, the Sun reports.

Mourinho, expected to leave Real Madrid this summer, could be tempted especially as the odds are mounting against him making an emotional return to English football at the end of the season, the paper reports.

Sir Alex Ferguson has vowed to carry on at Manchester United while Pep Guardiola is heading to Manchester City, the paper added.

Tottenham Hotspurs and Liverpool have recently appointed young coaches in Andre Villas-Boas and Brendan Rodgers and both have limited budgets, which leaves only Arsenal or Mourinho's former club Chelsea, it further reported.

Arsene Wenger is a fixture after 17 years with the Gunners and Chelsea's interim boss Rafa Benitez could stay permanently if he finishes in the top three and wins a trophy.

So Mourinho may be restricted to three clubs, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich, and the attraction of Milan, which is one of the world's most successful clubs, would be hard for him to ignore, the paper concluded. (ANI)

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