By Tom Canton
Published: May 4, 2021 2:18 pm
Last Updated: May 4, 2021 2:20 pm
Roma announce Mourinho
In a surprising turn of events today Jose Mourinho was announced as the new head coach of Roma starting from next season.
The current coach Paulo Fonseca is due to leave the club at the end of the campaign having lead the team to a Europa League semi-final in which they are currently 6-2 down after the first leg.
The club are delighted to announce an agreement has been reached with Jose Mourinho for him to become our new head coach ahead of the 2021-22 season.
— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) May 4, 2021
Mourinho was sacked from his job at Tottenham Hotspur ahead of the League Cup Final in which Spurs lost 1-0 to Manchester City.
In the days following it was announced that he would be joining up with UK based radio and media platform talkSPORT for the Euros this summer.
José Mourinho on talkSPORT
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— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) April 30, 2021
He will fulfil duties with the company before taking up his role with the Italian club ahead of the new season.
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