Roma revealed Jose Mourinho as his new supervisor on Tuesday afternoon was a Randy Orton RKO for your entire soccer world.
A couple of hours after the Serie A aspect confirmed that longtime supervisor Paulo Fonseca would transfer on at the tip of the season, from nowhere, Particular One’s grinning face was plastered over their social media channels.
His arrival could have been sudden, however the Mourinho method for recruitment has been formal for a while now. Mou struggles to get down with the youngsters and likes to work with established names which might be extra receptive to his conservative concepts.
Listed here are a number of the skilled heads he’ll push the membership to carry to the Italian capital this summer season.
Kolarov has not labored with Mourinho earlier than Chris Ricco / Getty Photographs
Silver foxes have to stick collectively, which is the one motive this switch is good.
Inter Kolarov could also be 35-36 in November – however he has nonetheless collected just a few video games for the Scudetto winners this season. Returning to Roma to be a part of the Mourinho Revolution can be the proper approach to see his profession.
Would Lamela bounce at the possibility to return to Mourinho’s aspect? | JUSTIN SETTERFIELD / Getty Photographs
Erik Lamela’s purpose within the derby in north London this season needs to be sufficient to earn him a contract for all times at Tottenham.
However with the Argentine spending almost a decade on Spurs, he might be after a change of surroundings. Mourinho appeared to like Lamela throughout his time on the membership as nicely. Time to take him dwelling, Jose.
Anticipate extra scenes in the long run Mike Hewitt / Getty Photographs
This is definitely taking place 100%, proper?
Mourinho has signed Matic twice earlier than and he’ll little question make it a Hattrick within the summer season.
Costa has been a shadow of his former self currently | Denis Doyle / Getty Photographs
Nobody took a probability on free agent Diego Costa in January regardless of reviews linking him to a transfer to Wolves and Tottenham.
Maybe his reunion with Mourinho was merely somewhat than interrupted. It might be a free switch anyway, what might presumably go improper?
Mourinho, as a caring father, passes Younger some liquid refreshments | Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA / Getty Photographs
Ashley Younger had a tough time at Manchester United beneath Mourinho. In direction of the tip of his time on the membership, nonetheless, the broad man was in fine condition.
Who cares that he enters the second half of the thirties? Younger will probably be obtainable free of charge within the summer season and Mourinho will discover the dependable wingback too attractive to say no.
Fellaini would surrender a hell of a equipment if he left Shandong Taishan | STR / Getty Photographs
Jose Mourinho’s ardent dedication to Marouane Fellaini throughout his time at Previous Trafford drove many United followers up towards the wall.
Belgium has solely seven months left to run its enterprise in China and can absolutely bounce at the possibility to attach with its greatest fan.
Luiz gained a Premier League title beneath Mourinho | AFP / Getty Photographs
David Luiz was anticipated to set new phrases at Arsenal just a few months again, however with an settlement that had not but been agreed, might Mourinho strike?
The Brazilian has not performed Serie A earlier than, which implies that Roma followers are searching for an entire journey if he arrives free of charge within the summer season.
The couple is outwardly near JACK GUEZ / Getty Photographs
Sami Khedira is one other participant simply up the road from Mourinho. He defended himself from criticism throughout his time at Actual – one thing he doesn’t at all times do, as Luke Shaw can attest – with the German admitting that he stays involved together with his former boss.
Khedira is at the moment threatened with relegation to Hertha Berlin, however together with his contract up within the summer season, he could also be tempted to return to Italy sooner than he had anticipated.