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Favourite for Man United vacancy challenged to take bizarre position elsewhere

jose mourinhojose mourinho00Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern have had their eyes fixed to every single piece of news concerning Jose Mourinho since his sacking at Chelsea in mid-December and the latest report has certainly raised eyebrows.

The Daily Telegraph quotes controversial Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino as confirming he made an offer to Mourinho, stating it would be more of a challenge for the two-time Champions League winner.

“I told him, ‘If you had the balls, you should come and manage Leeds. Bring Leeds into the Premier League and then the Champions League. That’s balls.”

“You want to play football – come with me to Leeds. Mourinho, like others, has to ask himself if he is still a coach. How do you find out? By going to Manchester United?”

Mourinho is of course expected to take charge of Manchester United over the summer and has also been linked to other big jobs around Europe, so it was always extremely unlikely he would accept a step-down to a Championship side.

For Leeds though, it appears Steve Evans days are numbered with the Yorkshire club and fans will be concerned after the latest in a long-line of managerial changes.

Would Leeds be a more challenging job than Manchester United? Let us know in the comments below!

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