Keeping His Options Open! Mourinho Admits Managing Brazil 'Would Be Very Exciting'

Joanna Durkan

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted the prospect of managing the Brazilian national side would be 'very exciting,' according to the Metro

The 54-year-old, who in his first year at Old Trafford has already secured the  EFL Cup and the Community Shield, admits his goals for the future are never too far from thought. 


Speaking ahead of Man United's Premier League fixture with West Brom, Mourinho revealed to ESPN Brasil that: ​" Coaching the Selecao would be very exciting. 

"But this job is for a Brazilian coach. Tite’s doing great."

Mourinho has worked with a  plethora  of Brazilian's throughout his managerial career, including the likes of  Filipe Luís , Willian, Oscar,  Pato,  David Luiz, and  Marcelo which ensures his tactical awareness of the Brazilian style is there if the opportunity were to arise. 

With the Red Devils recently heavily linked with a £173million move for Barcelona's Brazilian international, Neymar, Mourinho has played down the hype surrounding the potential transfer.

However, it could prove that the Portuguese manager instead meets with Neymar on the international stage instead of at club level when his managerial career in England comes to an end.

For now Mourinho's immediate future remains on focusing on his side's Europa League campaign to secure Champions League qualification if it is not secured through the league itself as fixtures against four of the top six are still yet to come .

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