Serie A: Jose Mourinho appointed as manager of Roma, days after getting sacked from Tottenham

Serie A: Jose Mourinho appointed as manager of Roma, days after getting sacked from Tottenham. He will join the league at the end of season.
Serie A: Jose Mourinho appointed as manager of Roma, days after getting sacked from Tottenham. He will join the league at the end of season.

Serie A: Jose Mourinho appointed as manager of Roma, days after getting sacked from Tottenham- Former Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new manager of Serie A club AS Roma, as per the official Twitter handle of Roma. He is likely to take up the new role at the end of the season.

In a statement, the club said: “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.”

Serie A: Jose Mourinho appointed as manager of Roma

The report further added that Roma had earlier announced that current head coach Paulo Fonseca will leave at the end of the season.

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In a statement, Mourinho said: “Thank you to the Friedkin family for choosing me to lead this great club and to be part of their vision.”

“After meetings with the ownership and Tiago Pinto, I immediately understood the full extent of their ambitions for AS Roma. It is the same ambition and drive that has always motivated me and together we want to build a winning project over the upcoming years.”

Serie A: Jose Mourinho appointed as manager of Roma

“The incredible passion of the Roma fans convinced me to accept the job and I cannot wait to start next season.”

“In the meantime, I wish Paulo Fonseca all the best and I hope the media appreciate that I will only speak further in due course. Daje Roma!”

Last month, Mourinho was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur after 17 months in charge.

Fonseca was removed from his position after Roma failed to make it to the UEFA Champions League. The team also failed to produce good results in important matches in the Italian Serie A competition. Roma is currently placed 7th in the Serie A table.

In a statement, he said, “In these two years we have experienced ups and downs, but I have always given my best for this club and for this city, which has welcomed me very well.”

“I want to thank all the Roma fans, the people who work with us in Trigoria, the players, those who have supported us on this path, in particular Dan and Ryan Friedkin for their continuous support since they arrived and (general manager) Tiago Pinto, a excellent professional, whom I wish the best in his path in this club.”

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