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Schweinsteiger: Mourinho learned German, would be tempted by Bayern

AS Saint-Etienne v Manchester United - UEFA Europa League Round of 32: Second Leg

SAINT-ETIENNE, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 22: Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United speaks with Jose Mourinho, manager of Manchester United on the touchline during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second leg match between AS Saint-Etienne and Manchester United at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on February 22, 2017 in Saint-Etienne, France. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

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The rumors started even before Niko Kovac left Bayern Munich.

Jose Mourinho in the Bundesliga. Could it be true? How would it work?

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Bayern legend Bastian Schweinsteiger worked Mourinho at Manchester United, and told German outlet Bild that he knows the Portuguese boss has carried water for the job.

Translated by AS:

“I can imagine Mourinho in Germany,” he told Bild. “I remember he was always asking me about Bayern and the Bundesliga. During our away games, there was always Bundesliga on TV.

“He really knew every single player, even from the smaller teams. He was also learning German. He has not worked in the Bundesliga, so I can well imagine that he would be tempted by a commitment in Germany.”

It wouldn’t take much for Bayern to refind its footing, and you know Mourinho would like to join Carlo Ancelotti as managers to win titles in Serie A, the Premier League, La Liga, and the Bundesliga (Mourinho has also won a title in Portugal).

Mourinho would have his talisman in big striker Robert Lewandowski plus the challenge of strengthening a injured back line.

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