Jose Mourinho eyes residency on Old Trafford return

Mourinho is widely expected to leave the Bernabeu at the end of the season, although his stock has risen in recent weeks after back-to-back wins over Barca in the Copa del Rey and the league.

updated: March 04, 2013 09:28 IST
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Manchester: Jose Mourinho will arrive at Old Trafford as an away coach for the sixth time on Tuesday, but on future visits, he will hope to take a seat in the home dug-out.

It is thought that the position the Real Madrid manager covets above all others is the one currently occupied by his Manchester United counterpart Alex Ferguson, and Ferguson appears to support his candidacy.

Mourinho's first trip to Old Trafford as a manager, in March 2004, saw him embark on a provocative dash down the touchline after a last-minute goal by Costinha enabled Porto to knock United out of the Champions League.

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