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Report: Mourinho turns down Benfica managerial offer

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ManU coach Jose Mourinho gestures during the Champions League group H soccer match between Manchester United and Young Boys at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)


Sky Sports transfer centre says that Jose Mourinho isn’t ready to return to a manager’s chair.

Saturday reports indicated that Benfica wanted the 55-year-old back in the chair which started his managerial career.

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It just sounds like the man needs a break after sitting in the Old Trafford pressure cooker for a few years. From Sky Sports:

Sky Sports News understands the former Manchester United and Chelsea boss feels that it’s too early to return to Portuguese football at this stage of his career.

Benfica sits fourth in Portugal’s Primeira Liga, and is alive in three cup competitions including the Europa League’s Round of 32.

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