Jose Mourinho may not return to management next season

Alex Young
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Jose Mourinho may not return to management next season after being sacked by Tottenham.

The 58-year-old was fired just 17 months into his tenure having overseen a disappointing second half of the season where Spurs dropped from the top of the Premier League to outside the European places.

"I have no plans," Mourinho told the Times Magazine. "I am going on with my normal life. I feel fresh. I feel calm. I am on holiday.

"I have more time to be doing my homework and analysis. I'll wait to be back in football.

"Not just for the right club, but for the right culture. Maybe next season is premature, we will see."

Tottenham have put Ryan Mason in interim charge for the remainder of the season as they look to appoint a successor to Mourinho.

The former academy coach has to arguably deliver 15 points from the final five games to have any shot of reaching the top four.

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