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Real Madrid, now eleven days without a manager

This Wednesday marked 11 days since Mourinho left Real Madrid as its manager and the club has yet to secure and officially announce the appointment of a new coach to take over at its helm.

Real Madrid is having a hard time signing Carlo Ancelotti, the number one candidate for the post. Florentino Pérez has never before taken so long to bring a new coach on board – an odd fact which has not escaped notice. Florentino has, during his three terms of office, employed eight managers. The longest gap between one going and a replacement arriving has been three days, which happened in the changeover from Vicente del Bosque to Carlos Queiroz and also from Manuel Pellegrini to José Mourinho.

Real Madrid’s lack of coach is even more glaring at a time when arrivals and departures are being discussed and following Florentino Pérez’s comment that movements are on hold until a new coach is in place. Although the truth is that there have already been two with Carvajal and Casemiro moving up to the first team. On MARCA TV’s Monday night ‘Futboleros’ programme, Florentino revealed that he might announce the new manager next week. The clock continues to tick.

Tito Vilanova steps down as Barcelona manager after health relapse

Reports in Spain say that Tito Vilanova has had to leave his role as head coach of Barcelona after falling ill.
Reports in Spain say that Tito Vilanova has had to leave his role as head coach of Barcelona after falling ill.

According to reports coming out of Spain, Tito Vilanova has suffered a recurrence of his cancerous tumor and has therefore had to step down as the manager of Barcelona. Continue reading Tito Vilanova steps down as Barcelona manager after health relapse

Jose Mourinho maintains poker face over Madrid future speculation

Poker face: Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho keeps his cards close to his chest over whether he will leave the club for pastures new.
Poker face: Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho keeps his cards close to his chest over whether he will leave the club for pastures new.

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is at the heart of a speculation storm surrounding his future as a football manager, but the man who has tasted success at every club he has taken charge of is keeping his cards close to his chest about whether he will leave the La Liga giants in the coming months. Continue reading Jose Mourinho maintains poker face over Madrid future speculation

Sir Alex Ferguson: Mourinho could be the next Manchester United boss

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is good enough to replace him when he retires from his role at Old Trafford
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is good enough to replace him when he retires from his role at Old Trafford

Sir Alex Ferguson has paid one of the biggest compliments in football to Jose Mourinho by saying that he believes the Real Madrid boss has the capabilities to be the next Manchester United manager. Continue reading Sir Alex Ferguson: Mourinho could be the next Manchester United boss

Espanyol name Javier Aguirre as boss

Can Javier Aguirre be the man to turn Espanyol's fortunes around after being appointed as the La Liga club's new manager?
Can Javier Aguirre be the man to turn Espanyol’s fortunes around after being appointed as the La Liga club’s new manager?

Javier Aguirre has been named as the new manager of Espanyol following the departure of former manager Mauricio Pochettino at the beginning of the week. Continue reading Espanyol name Javier Aguirre as boss