Mourinho expects Man United to come calling

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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