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Zinedine Zidane & Nine Other Managers Who Triumphantly Returned

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 31: Real Madrid CF president Florentino Perez (L) and Zinedine Zidane (R) attend a press conference to announce his resignation as Real Madrid manager at Valdebebas Sport City on May 31, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. Zidane steps down from the position of Manager of Real Madrid, after leading the club to it's third consecutive UEFA Champions League title. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Real Madrid via Getty Images)

Zinedine Zidane returned to Real Madrid on Monday just 10 months after resigning from the reigning European Champions. Here, Pundit Arena takes a look at Zidane and other famous managers who returned to their former clubs, some more than once. _____ Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid) 2016-2018, 2019 – During his first tenure as Real Madrid manager Zidane brought incredible success …

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Mourinho Responds To Neville, Laments Lack Of Backing At United

Jose Mourinho has been doing the rounds on beIN Sports since his departure from Manchester United. The split between manager and club was acrimonious, and Mourinho had some interesting things to say when appearing on the Qatar-based show with ex-Chelsea star Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, and the ex-Sky Sports duo of Andy Gray and Richard Keys. It’s the opinion of a current …

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Reports: Mourinho Free For Real Return As United Pay Compensation

Jose Mourinho is available for a dramatic return to Real Madrid after Manchester United paid him a reported £15 million in compensation following his sacking last month, according to British media on Thursday. The Daily Mail reports that a source close to Mourinho — whose contract was due to run till the end of the 2019/20 campaign with the option …

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Jose Mourinho Rejects Managerial Job In Native Portugal

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Since leaving Manchester United in December, Jose Mourinho has been linked with a return to Portugal. Talk in recent seasons of a move to the likes of Paris Saint-Germain petered out once it became apparent that he would stay on at Old Trafford for a third season. With that experiment coming to an acrimonious end, a return to the Primeira …

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Young Denies United Players Celebrated Mourinho’s Sacking

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Manchester United captain Ashley Young admitted the mood around Old Trafford has been instantly lifted by caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s smile, but denied there were any celebrations in the dressing room at news of Jose Mourinho’s sacking. Solskjaer was put in charge until the end of the season after Mourinho was dismissed on Tuesday with United 19 points off …

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Pogba Thanks Mourinho For Helping Him ‘Improve As A Person’

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Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has thanked former manager, Jose Mourinho, for helping him “improve as a person”. Mourinho was sacked by the club on Tuesday after a period of poor performances while there were numerous reports of a falling out between him and the French international. Their turbulent relationship was caught on camera when Pogba was informed that he …

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Wayne Rooney On Why Mourinho Sacking Was ‘Right Decision’

Wayne Rooney has had his say on a week that rocked the football club at which he made his name. Jose Mourinho got the boot after two-and-a-half seasons in charge, with interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer getting off to a great start with a 5-1 win over Cardiff on Saturday. Rooney, who spent 13 years at Manchester United, appeared on …

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Alexis Sanchez Emphatically Denies WhatsApp Bet Story

Though Manchester United have already installed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager for the rest of the season, the fallout from Jose Mourinho’s departure still carries on. This has mainly focused on the much-scrutinised relationship between Mourinho and Paul Pogba, but this morning saw another star in Alexis Sanchez being cited as a Jose detractor. The Sun reported that Sanchez celebrated …

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Roy Keane: ‘Weak’ Man United Players “Get Away With Murder”

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Roy Keane has launched another scathing attack on the players of Manchester United, accusing them of hiding from criticism and throwing Jose Mourinho under the bus. After months of poor performances and rumours of a divided dressing room, Mourinho was sacked on Tuesday, to be replaced, temporarily, by United legend, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, former …

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Mike Phelan Promises A-League Committment Despite United Appointment

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Alex Ferguson’s former right-hand man Mike Phelan Thursday said he remained committed to Australia’s Central Coast Mariners despite being appointed first-team coach at Old Trafford alongside caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Phelan is sporting director of the A-League side — the club that handed an unsuccessful trial to sprint king Usain Bolt — and vowed to be back “as soon …

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Jose Mourinho “Immensely Proud” To Have Managed Manchester United

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Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday he is “immensely proud” of his time at Manchester United but refused to delve into the issues that played a part in his Old Trafford exit. Club bosses sacked the Portuguese manager on Tuesday following a 3-1 defeat at Anfield that left the 20-times champions an embarrassing 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool after just …

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Three Things Manchester United Need To Fix As Solskjaer Takes The Reins

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Manchester United’s decision to sack Jose Mourinho brought an abrupt end to his troubled reign but the fallout at Old Trafford will linger for months to come. United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager to see them through to the end of the season before hiring a long-term successor to Mourinho. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is the bookmakers’ …

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Solskjaer: “Manchester United Is In My Heart”

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Manchester United legend, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is delighted to be returning to the club as their caretaker manager until the end of the season following the sacking of Jose Mourinho. The former United striker will take charge of the first team with immediate effect and will remain in place while the club looks for a new full-time manager. Mourinho was …

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Pogba “Caption This” Photo Was ‘Scheduled Marketing Post’

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Following the news that Jose Mourinho was sacked as the manager of Manchester United yesterday, Paul Pogba, who was known to have a strained relationship with Mourinho, posted a photo of himself smirking on social media accompanied by the words, “caption this”.  The photo, posted on Twitter and Instagram, was quickly deleted but not before it caught the attention of …

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José Mourinho’s Fall From Grace At United: In Quotes

Jose Mourinho’s increasingly tempestuous reign at Manchester United came to an end on Tuesday when the club sacked him after just two-and-a-half years in charge. The 55-year-old’s unhappiness at the club manifested itself even before the season started. Here AFP Sport picks out five quotes that chart the decline in relations between Mourinho, the club and the players: July 24 …

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Jurgen Klopp Puts Rivalry Aside As He Praises “Outstanding” Mourinho

On Tuesday morning Manchester United announced that they would be parting company with manager Jose Mourinho after “The Special One” spent three years at Old Trafford. Mourinho has come under intense scrutiny following one of the worst starts to a season at Old Trafford in recent memory, with the 20-time champions sitting sixth in the table and a substantial distance away …

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Reports: Manchester United Eyeing Up Laurent Blanc As New Manager

Manchester United are reportedly eyeing up Laurent Blanc as caretaker manager for the remainder of the season after the decision to sack Jose Mourinho on Tuesday. Following the Portuguese manager’s dismissal, Manchester United officials wish to hire somebody in the short-term that knows the club well and the French World Cup winner fits the bill perfectly having spent two years …

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Paul Pogba’s Since Deleted Social Media Post After Mourinho Sacking

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Paul Pogba has responded to Jose Mourinho’s sacking with a cheeky social media post.  It’s fair to say that the French star and Mourinho didn’t exactly see eye to eye throughout their working relationship and it wouldn’t come as a surprise to see Pogba happy with this morning’s news which saw the Portuguese manager relieved of his duties. Pogba posted …

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