Madrid: Jose Mourinho, the Real Madrid manager, has signed a two-year contract extension with the Spanish champions that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium until 2016.
A statement from Real said: “Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho have reached an agreement to extend the coach’s contract with the club until June 30, 2016.” This will put an to end speculation about Mourinho’s future, with reports still linking him with the managerial position at former club Chelsea.
Madrid’s title success last season, which ended Barcelona’s three-year reign as Spanish champions, saw Mourinho become the first coach to be win the league in Spain, England (Chelsea) and Italy (Inter Milan).
Mourinho is also one of only three coaches to have won the Champions League with separate teams having led Porto to the crown in 2004 and Inter in 2010.
Cristiano Ronaldo said, “Mou, for his part, is the best coach in the world and to be with him now is great to be able to continue growing, it’s very good working with him....”