I Turned Down Paris Saint-Germain Twice, Says Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho said Paris Saint-Germain twice offered him the manager's job in the French capital, the first before the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti in 2011, and then a second time when Ancelotti left to replace Mourinho himself at Real Madrid in 2013.

updated: October 12, 2014 19:47 IST
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File Photo: Jose Mourinho during a training session at Stamford Bridge.


Paris: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted on Sunday to twice turning down becoming coach of Paris Saint-Germain.

"I knew PSG's project before it was initiated," Mourinho said in an interview with TF1's Telefoot programme.

"Because I think I can say it, I was the first option to go with Leonardo."

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