Mourinho learning German in case Bayern approaches him

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Christian Falk reports in 'Bild' that he has "heard" that Jose Mourinho is learning German with an eye on the Bayern Munich bench, which was heavily beaten by Xabi Alonso's Bayer Leverkusen at the weekend.

4 months ago
Thomas Tuchel lost a significant amount of boardroom confidence after his side's defeat to Bayer Leverkusen this weekend in the Bundesliga. The top spot was at stake against Xabi Alonso's side and, on Monday morning, very critical columns about the former PSG and Chelsea coach can be read in the 'Bild' newspaper, one of the most important sports newspapers in Germany. But the most striking is a leak reported by Christian Falk.
The journalist, who is a regular source of information on the transfer market in his newspaper and on his television and podcast, claims that he has "heard" that Jose Mourinho, the former Roma boss, is learning German. He also indicates that he has approached the Allianz Arena board in the past and that he is ready in case he gets a call, which seems unlikely at this stage.
In any case, 'The Special One' remains attentive now that he is a free agent. In Serie A, he sealed a 138-game stint as a 'Giallorossi' that surpassed his previous stint at Porto, which makes it clear that, in Italy, he had a period of considerable continuity after his abrupt departure from Tottenham Hotspur. Now, Paulo Dybala, Romelu Lukaku and Co. are working under Daniele de Rossi.
Mourinho himself had acknowledged, months ago, a huge financial offer from Saudi Arabia, which he ignored in order to remain at the Olympic Stadium. Now, it is quite likely that he has another one on the table. After spending almost his entire career in the big leagues, he will have to decide whether to wait for a bench that will keep him in the elite or to opt for the Middle East in a dynamic that would see Europe lose another top coach.