Mourinho is close to coaching the Brazil national team, succeeding Tite
Today, Monday, press reports revealed that Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho, the current coach of the Italian team, Roma, is close to taking over the technical responsibility for the Brazil national team, succeeding the article Tite.
Tite ended his career as coach of Brazil after the Selecao was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup at the hands of Croatia.
Several names were put forward to succeed Tite in leading the samba dancers, most notably Mourinho and Zinedine Zidane.
Brazilian Carlos Alberto, the former Porto player, confirmed that Jose Mourinho is approaching the leadership of the samba dancers, and said in statements reported by “Football Italia”, “I will say it directly. Jose Mourinho may be the new coach of the Brazilian national team. This is news.”
And Carlos Alberto added, about the new coach of the Brazil national team, “Mourinho offered me to be his assistant in the coaching staff for Brazil.”
And the Brazilian Carlos Alberto previously trained under the leadership of Jose Mourinho in the ranks of Porto during the 2003-2004 season.
And the Portuguese newspaper “Record” confirmed, earlier, that the president of the Portuguese Football Association had notified Jose Mourinho, the Roma coach, that he was ready to wait for him until the end of the current season, in order to take over training his country’s national team, succeeding Santos, with a contract that extends until the 2026 World Cup.
The Portuguese Federation offered Mourinho to coach Brazil in Europe on a part-time basis, while carrying out his duties in Rome, Italy, especially since he is linked to a contract with Wolves that extends until June 2024.