Real Madrid confirm June exit for Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Mourinho has ended his three year stint with Real Madrid.

Speculations around the future of Coach Jose Mourinho was Monday cleared by Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez, who told attendees at a press conference in Spain that the self styled ‘Special one’ will be leaving the La Liga side in June.

The announcement by Madrid President officially ends Mourinho’s three years romance with the Spanish giants.

Mourinho, 50, who has been linked with a return to Chelsea, won the league and Copa del Rey at Madrid during his reign

“We’ve decided to bring our relationship to an end,” said Perez at Monday’s press conference. “Nobody’s been sacked, it’s a mutual agreement.”

Real is currently 13 points behind Barcelona in the league and was beaten by city rivals Atletico in the Spanish Cup final last Friday.

They also lost in the semi-finals of the Champions League in each of their three seasons under Mourinho.

“The club and manager agree the timing is right to bring our relationship to an end,” Perez added.

“On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to thank Jose Mourinho for all his hard work.

An agreement has been made on his exit, with fellow former Chelsea boss, Carlo Ancelotti, tipped to replace him after he expressed his desire to make the switch to the Bernabeu.


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