Mourinho prepares for Real Madrid post

08:56, May 24, 2010      

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Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho led his side to the conquest of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Saturday night and then said that the Bernabeu was likely to be his home ground next season.

No sooner had Mourinho led his side to the European title, completing a treble for the Italian side, that has already won its domestic league and cup, than he announced his departure.

"I am leaving Inter, I'm fed up of Italy," he told Italian TV station, Sky, in declarations that were reproduced in the Spanish sports press on Sunday

"I am looking for a new stimulus, for new risks to take. I want to be the first coach to win three Champions League for three different clubs," said Mourinho, who has also conquered Europe with Portuguese side Porto.

Although Manuel Pellegrini is still Real Madrid coach, he is certain to be sacked after a season in which the most expensive side in the world has failed to win a single trophy and Mourinho admitted Real is interested in his situation.

"Real (Madrid) is the only team that has taken an interest in me, although I have not spoken to anyone yet. I promised I would do that after the final. I have won everything and for that reason I feel I am free to choose my future," said Mourinho.

"At the moment I am still Inter coach, but if I end up being Real coach, it will be because the team has a huge dimension and it is in symphony with my desire to take on other challenges," he said.



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