Jose Mourinho has fuelled speculation of a potential return to his old clubs by declaring “Chelsea and Inter are still in my heart.”
Last week the Real Madrid manager hinted he could be coming back to one of his former teams and today spoke to Sky Sports News.
“In this moment, I am completely independent of talks and speculations, and people who know me, know me well enough that I think about my job at Real Madrid,” said Mourinho.
“I have a house and I have big emotional connections with Chelsea and one day I think naturally I will have to be back to English football, or to Chelsea or to another club.
“Of course, Chelsea means to me differently than other clubs. Chelsea is in my heart as Inter is, for example.
“You know, there is a lot of talk but I think people have to understand that I can be in London very often, because we have a house here and I love it here and our daughter is coming to study in London and being in London should be seen as a normal thing for us.
“But every time I come and people see me shopping, people start immediately making connections about a return and I feel it a little bit... because I say every day I love it here and I have a fantastic time, and that I will return one day so, to be fair, I give a little contribution to the speculation.
“But at the end of the day I am in Madrid and very committed with ambitions for the club for the rest of the season.”
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