The Portuguese boss was sacked at Spurs final month and has been swift in choosing up a brand new position, being handed the Roma job in Serie A.
Mourinho has signed a three-year deal within the Italian capital, however the first of these three years might be way more profitable than the subsequent two.
With a 12 months left on his contract in north London when he was dismissed, his contract acknowledged that Tottenham can pay out his deal if he didn’t get a brand new job, or make up the shortfall if his new employer was paying him much less.
The Sun experiences that Roma agreed a deal to pay the 58-year-old £5m-per-year, that means Spurs must fork out £10m simply to observe him handle one other membership.
The actual fact Mourinho has taken a brand new job truly saves Tottenham some money as they’d have been paying him the complete £15m subsequent season if he hadn’t been given extra work.
In an announcement on his official Instagram web page, Mourinho mentioned he couldn’t flip down a membership with Roma’s ‘ambition’.
‘I thank the Friedkin household for selecting me to steer this nice membership and for making me a part of their imaginative and prescient,’ mentioned Mourinho.
‘After discussing with the homeowners and with Tiago Pinto, I instantly understood how excessive the ambition of this membership is.
‘This aspiration and this drive are the identical ones which have at all times motivated me and collectively we need to construct a successful path within the years to return. The unimaginable ardour of the Roma followers satisfied me to simply accept the job and I can’t wait to begin subsequent season.
‘On the similar time, I want Paulo Fonseca the most effective of luck and ask the media to grasp that I’ll solely make statements in the end. Daje Roma! @Asroma’
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