Jose Mourinho: I’ll be back soon. I’m staying in England

Sacked Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his next job will be in England.

Mourinho has been out of work for six weeks and is in talks with Manchester United about succeeding Louis van Gaal.

“I have always to learn. Even in football, which is an area in which I feel I am an expert, I am never perfect and I will always learn,” said Mourinho in an interview with GQ while working with Jaguar’s new SUV.

“Sometimes in my work, and also in private life, maybe people think I am not humble.

But I am so humble, and I am always ready to learn from people who know more than me.

“No, I am not enjoying it [not working]. I can have my family, I can have my friends, I can have my quiet life, which I also like, and I can have my football.

I can have everything together and I don’t need to give up on one of them.

“To be fully happy I need everything, so I go back to football. I think it’s my natural habitat. I have worked since I can remember, and as a manager since 2000.

“I stopped when I left Chelsea in 2007, for a few months, and now is the second time I stop in 15 or 16 years, so it is not a drama. But for sure, I will be back soon.”

Mourinho says he and his family are now settled in England.

“At this moment I don’t know where football will take me, because in football you never know. But as a family, our home will be in London.

“I experimented with English, Italian and Spanish football, three of the top football sides in the world (Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid).

I always say I need competition – I need competition every week. In Spain I was at an amazing club but I had four matches a year — Barcelona v Real Madrid, Real Madrid v Barcelona — and after that you win 4-0, 5-0, 5-1, 6-1…”

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