Madrid, April 20 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho used his press conference to explain the root of the latest story about his future.
Mourinho’s future at Real Madrid was again placed in doubt this week after the president of local Madrid club, Canillas, where Mourinho’s son plays football, said after a talk Mourinho had given where the Real Madrid coach had said he wouldn’t be able to repeat the event next year as he would not be living in Madrid, reports Xinhua.
This once again ignited speculation that Mourinho will leave Real Madrid to sign for Chelsea, Manchester City or Paris Saint Germain at the end of the current campaign and the Madrid coach failed to clear that uncertainty in his interaction with the press Friday.
“Canillas is a second home for me and my son, but it has a problem: a president who loves the press and the attention. He is a fantastic person and he has treated my son and I really well, but he has that small problem,” said Mourinho, who was enigmatic when asked if he had actually said he would not be in Madrid next year.
“He asked if I would be here next year for another talk…. I don’t think so,” said Mourinho, who failed to explain why he would not be giving the talk.
He did, however, deny that he was unhappy at Real Madrid, but at the same time failed to clear doubts over his future.
“I am not unhappy at Real Madrid, but it has to be the best decision for everyone. There is no perfect club and no perfect coach. The main thing is to try and finish the season well. We are two games away the (Champions League) final at Wembley and not long ago we were 13 games off that.”
“When the pressure of playing games is over, we will sit down and reach a conclusion,” said Mourinho, who only this season signed a contract extension with Real Madrid until June 2016.
“My relationship with the club president, (Florentino Perez) and all of the club is very good and that allows us to sit down and look at things calmly and decide what is best for Real Madrid, for myself and for the president. There are usually problems between clubs and coaches, but we will reach a conclusion that is the best for all of us and those who love Real Madrid,” said Mourinho.