How Jose Mourinho almost became Barcelona boss a decade ago… before they opted for Pep Guardiola instead

The Special One met Barca hierarchy in 2008 as they were about to dispense with boss Frank Rijkaard and even gave a PowerPoint presentation about how the La Liga side would look under his guidance. The Barcelona board were split over whether to appoint Mourinho, who was on his sabbatical after being axed by Chelsea the year earlier. But the […]

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