Jose Mourinho was sacked in December during his third season at Manchester UnitedFormer Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he wants to return to management in the summer, but is waiting for the right project.The Portuguese, 56, has been out of work since he was sacked by United in December. Mourinho says he has turned…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mourinho left his job as Manchester United manager in December Ex-Manchester United boss José Mourinho has agreed a prison term in Spain for tax fraud but will not go to jail.A one-year prison sentence will instead be exchanged for a fine of €182,500 (£160,160). That will be added to a…

Guillem Balague is the host of BBC Radio 5 live’s Football Daily podcast on Thursdays covering European football. Here he gives his view on Jose Mourinho’s current standing in football management.Having been told by executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward that his tenure at Manchester United was at an end, an unshaven Jose Mourinho spent around an…

Jose Mourinho said his desire to be back in management would return by MarchJose Mourinho says he has turned down three job offers since being sacked as Manchester United boss and has rejected criticism of the team’s playing style. The Portuguese, 55, was sacked in December after the club said there had been no progress…

The Inverclyde National Sports Centre in the 1990s (left) and today (right)As the men descended on the bar and ordered pints, the young Portuguese in their midst was gently teased. Earlier in the week he had mentioned some impressive contacts in European football while his business card carried the Barcelona crest. His new-found friends feigned…