Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho says he expects to be considered for the Manchester United job when Sir Alex Ferguson eventually retires from the Old Trafford hot-seat.
The two managers go head-to-head again on Wednesday night in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 following a goalless draw at the San Siro a fortnight ago.
And with the 'Special One' having endured a fractious relationship with both the Italian media and rival managers since arriving in Serie A, rumours abound that the ex-Chelsea chief could one day take up residence with the current English, European and World champions. "I have big jobs left in me that is for sure, but I can't commit to which ones," he told the News of the World. "If you want me to rule out ever being Manchester United manager I can't. Special clubs need special managers so in theory it could work. But nobody knows what the future is in football. "In another 86 days I will leave Italy and go on holiday. Will I still be the coach of Inter? In football you never know. "The England national team wanted me as coach and that is the biggest job in England, so I am sure when Sir Alex retires they will look at the best managers in the world and I certainly fall into that category. "How much time I can't say, Sir Alex doesn't look like he is ready to stop. But when you are managing a winning team you don't want to stop. And if you have health then there is no reason to."
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