Hated, cherished however by no means ignored … simply a couple of weeks after being kicked out the door by Tottenham Jose Mourinho is again within the soccer administration.
To say that his arrival as Roma boss shocked everybody can be the understatement of the century. A number of hours after Paulo Fonseca’s departure was formally confirmed, the Roma set Twitter on fireplace by saying that Particular Particular would return.
His spell in Rome can be his tenth time period in complete, however how does his different 9 examine? Listed here are all, ranked from least to most particular …
A recent Mourinho | Getty Photos / Getty Photos
Mourinho’s urge for food for controversy started early in his profession. After solely 11 main matches, he left Benfica – a large job for a person together with his expertise – after the board refused to provide him a brand new contract after a victory at Sporting in derby day.
Lately, the Eagles would remorse that choice as a result of they may solely look on with envy when Mourinho led rivals FC Porto to a variety of honors, together with a Champions League trophy.
Trophies: None Revenue Share: 54.6%
Our response to Mourinho’s time as Spurs | Clive Brunskill / Getty Photos
Most individuals mentioned it was a horrible assembly … and most of the people had been proper.
There have been some indicators of life at Mourinho’s Tottenham earlier this season – there was even discuss of difficult the title – however it was primarily despair for Spurs followers.
With warning to the parody, he couldn’t get essentially the most out of some of the productive matches in Premier League historical past in Harry Kane and Son Heung-min and ended up in April.
He left with a revenue margin of simply over half, leaving Spurs out of European locations and nonetheless on the lookout for a primary trophy since 2008.
Huge trophies: 0 Revenue share: 51.6%
51% – Solely with Leiria (45%) has José Mourinho put up a decrease profitable ratio in all competitions in his management profession than he has achieved with Tottenham Hotspur (51% – received 44/86 matches). Fired. pic.twitter.com/lunYGIMwh8
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 19, 2021
After leaving Benfica, Mourinho was picked up by Overseas Ministry Leiria, on the time an formidable membership that aimed to sneak into European locations.
Once more, his lead time was quick however he was profitable and misplaced solely 4 of his 20 main matches earlier than being poached by Porto, who Leiria adopted with only one level at the moment.
Trophies: NoneRevenue share: 45%
Mourinho received the Europa League whereas at United | Mike Hewitt / Getty Photos
Jose Mourinho’s incantation at Manchester United was not so dangerous. He led the Purple Devils to a League Cup and Europa League double in 2017 and in addition guided them to second place a 12 months later.
Nonetheless, there have been lots of low beams as properly. A 16-year-old within the Champions League exit to Sevilla was certainly one of the darkest nights in current reminiscence and his penchant for publicly embarrassing gamers was additionally fairly miserable.
Whereas the issues at United had been not only his personal presentation, even essentially the most ardent Mourinhista would wrestle to argue that he was utilizing his sources.
Trophy: ThreeWin P.c: 58.3%
Bless him | Clive Mason / Getty Photos
Now let’s get into the good things … Mourinho’s second arrival at Chelsea was far much less profitable than the primary, however it nonetheless had some memorable peaks.
Specifically, he led the Blues to a Premier League and League Cup double in 2015. Mourinho additionally improved a number of gamers with the talismanic Cesc Fabregas who recorded 18 assists and Diego Costa had certainly one of his finest seasons ever.
What spoiled his return to Stamford Bridge was its finish. Mourinho’s protection of the title couldn’t have been worse when Chelsea misplaced 9 of their 12 opening matches. The final straw was a defeat for any champions Leicester Metropolis in December.
The drop in type was actually exceptional with the 43 further factors that the Blues picked up the next season underneath Antonio Conte nonetheless a Premier League report.
Trophies: Two revenue share: 58.8%
Mourinho linked to his compatriots, Cristiano Ronaldo, in Madrid | Jasper Juinen / Getty Photos
Most level to Mourinho’s time in command of Actual Madrid as when he began shedding his mojo.
It was an emotionally draining time, together with his and Pep Guardiola’s intense rivalry dominating European soccer and boiling over in the shape of a number of disagreeable incidents. In Madrid, Mourinho recorded the very best profitable share of his profession (to this point), though this was not all the time translated into trophies.
Ultimately, Mourinho would go away Spain with solely three awards: a Copa Del Rey, a Supercopa de Espana and a La Liga title. He might and maybe must have achieved so far more.
Trophies: ThreeWin Share: 71.9%
Can we’ve got this Mourinho again? | Mike Hewitt / Getty Photos
As quickly as he arrived in England, Mourinho received the hearts and minds of soccer followers all over the place.
His disagreeable self-confidence and wonderful press conferences quickly made him a favourite of neutrals, however nobody cherished him greater than the Stamford Bridge trustworthy. Throughout his very first season on the membership, he led the blues to their virgin Premier League title – certainly one of six trophies he would win throughout his time in west London.
Regardless of being constructed on a stable protection, Chelsea typically performed some glittering attacking soccer. He left in September 2007 as essentially the most profitable supervisor within the membership’s historical past after shedding a single league recreation at dwelling all through his profession.
His tainted European report (largely because of Liverpool) was the one stain on his copy.
Trophies: Six revenue share: 67%
Mourinho introduced a number of of his Porto heroes to Chelsea | Alex Livesey / Getty Photos
Mourinho made a reputation for himself on the world stage by performing miracles in Porto.
Primarily based on a modest benchmark, he turned the Dragons into energy in Portugal, however he’s extra keen on remembering for his unbelievable European report.
After defeating Celtic within the UEFA Cup ultimate in 2003, Mourinho repeated the trick within the continent’s prime membership competitors a 12 months later. Bamboozling Sir Alex Ferguson’s United to succeed in the quarter-finals, victories over Lyon and Deportivo La Coruña adopted, earlier than Monaco had been despatched off 3-0 within the ultimate.
It was a very exceptional feat of administration that made Mourinho a worldwide celebrity.
Trophies: SixWin P.c: 71.7%
Mourinho at Inter was at the highest of his recreation Shaun Botterill / Getty Photos
The one treble in Mourinho’s profession got here at Inter in the course of the 2009/2010 season.
Within the summer season of 2009, he accomplished the very best reworking work of his profession and introduced in Diego Milito, Thiago Motta and Wesley Sneijder to exchange declining stars akin to Luis Figo, Adriano and Hernan Crespo. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was additionally to get replaced by Samuel Eto’o.
A second straight Scudetto adopted duly, as did the Coppa Italia, however essentially the most spectacular efficiency of all was the facet’s Champions League victory. The Nerazzurri had been drawn with the previous membership Chelsea within the quarter-finals after which beat CSKA Moscow and had been drawn with Barcelona within the semi-finals – usually thought-about Europe’s finest facet.
Ultimately, ruthless effectivity over magnificence with courageous backs towards wall efficiency within the second stage – the place Inter performed over an hour with ten males – meant sufficient to safe their progress to the ultimate.
As soon as there, Milito, certainly one of Mourinho’s summer season signings, made positive they made essentially the most of it by taking a match-winning brace. This exceptional run summed up all the things properly with Mourinho’s all-conquest Inter facet.
Trophies: FiveWin Share: 62%