• Premier League

Mourinho 'signs' Chelsea deal

ESPN staff
May 30, 2013
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Jose Mourinho has signed a deal to become the new Chelsea manager, according to a report in the Sun.

Mourinho and Chelsea have appeared destined to reunite for some time, with the Portuguese repeatedly tantalising the media with comments about his future.

The already raging fire was fuelled when it was confirmed Mourinho would be leaving Real Madrid, since when he has gone somewhat quiet.

Mourinho was seen at Wembley watching the Championship play-off final between Crystal Palace and Watford on Monday and the Sun is claiming that during his recent visit to London he signed a contract to take charge of the Blues.

The report claims Mourinho has put his name to a four-year contract worth £40 million, with 'a senior Blues source' quoted as saying: "It's official Jose is a Chelsea man again!

"Everyone is delighted he's coming back - the club, the players and the fans.

"We are already looking forward to next season; we are sure it's going to be very exciting."

It is being claimed that Chelsea will unveil Mourinho as their new manager next week, following Madrid's final game of the season against Osasuna this weekend.

Chelsea fans will hope for similar success to when Mourinho was previously in charge of the Blues. He won six trophies between 2004 and 2007.

When contacted, Chelsea declined to comment on the report.

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