Jose Mourinho responds to Real Madrid speculation as pressure mounts on Zinedine Zidane

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Jose Mourinho has been linked with a return to Real Madrid as pressure mounts on Zinedine Zidane
has been linked with a return to Real Madrid as pressure mounts on (Picture: Getty)

Jose Mourinho has tried to play down speculation he is ready to return to Real Madrid as pressure mounts on Zinedine Zidane.

After an virtually unprecedented summer time of spending which noticed the Spanish giants make investments over £300million of their taking part in squad within the likes of Eden Hazard and Eder Militao, Zidane’s place is already below risk following a tough begin to the brand new season.

Real have received two of their opening 4 La Liga matches and have been thrashed 3-Zero by Paris Saint-Germain at Parc des Princes on Wednesday with Angel Di Maria, their former participant, scoring twice.

Mourinho has been biding his time for the proper alternative to make a return to administration following his acrimonious departure from Manchester United again in December and has been linked with a return to the Bernabeu following a six-year absence.

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‘Talking about my name is what I don’t like,’ Mourinho informed Deportes Cuatro.

‘I would not like to train Real Madrid because they already have a coach. And that’s it, you may’t prepare a staff who already has a coach.

‘I communicate with respect for a coach who’s there and is a large particular person within the historical past of Real Madrid.

Angel di Maria scored twice as PSG thrashed Real Madrid in midweek
Angel di Maria scored twice as PSG thrashed Real Madrid in midweek (Picture: Getty)

‘I am not a person of nonsense. I would like things to go well and everything will calm down.’

Zidane, himself, returned to Madrid in January to exchange Julen Lopetegui who lasted simply six months in cost after the legendary Frenchman had opted to stand down having presided over an unprecedented third straight Champions League triumph.

The 47-year-old, nevertheless, has struggled to make any kind of impression since strolling again into his previous job and was scathing of Real’s efficiency in Paris in midweek.

‘Clearly they were better than us in every department – in the way they played, in midfield,’ he mentioned.

‘What upset me is that we did not put enough intensity in the game and at that level of competition, it’s not potential.

‘They’re good at creating possibilities, that’s not what worries me. What worries me is that lack of depth.

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‘Failing to create proper chances with the players we have up front – Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Eden Hazard — is a weird feeling.’

‘You can play badly but if you have the intensity, if you fight for the ball, you’re within the recreation.’

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