AS Roma has announced on its official website that an agreement has been reach with former Manchester United and Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho to be the clubs next manager on a three years contract.
Jose Mourinho replaced current PSG manager Pochettino at Tottenham hotspurs but the Portuguese was sacked this season following a bad result at the club.
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Roma’s Official websites reads: “We are thrilled and delighted to welcome José Mourinho into the AS Roma family,” club president Dan Friedkin and vice-president Ryan Friedkin said.
“A great champion who has won trophies at every level, José will provide tremendous leadership and experience to our ambitious project.
“The appointment of José is a huge step in building a long-term and consistent winning culture throughout the club.”
Tiago Pinto Roma’s General manager stated that the had to quickly take the advantage of the availability of the Portuguese.
“When José became available, we immediately jumped at the chance to speak with one of the greatest managers of all time,” said Tiago Pinto, Roma’s General Manager (Football).
“We were blown away by José’s desire to win and his passion for the game: no matter how many trophies he has won, his primary focus is always on the next one. He possesses the knowledge, experience and leadership to compete at all levels.
“We know that in order to build a successful sporting project it takes time, patience and the right people in the right positions. We are supremely confident that José will be the perfect coach for our project, for both our immediate and long-term future.
“Together with the vision and ambition of Dan and Ryan Friedkin, we will build the foundations of a new AS Roma.”