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Mourinho contacts Walter Samuel over assistant coach job

Sun 23 May 2021 | 10:07

The Portuguese coach is selecting his coaching team ahead of his return to Italian football.

Jose Mourinho

was appointed as

Roma

’s next coach as the club decided to part ways with

Paulo Fonseca

. The Portuguese coach will join the Giallorossi in the summer, starting his second spell in the Italian top-flight. Mourinho has reportedly appointed

Leicester City

’s

Jose Fontes

as Roma’s next senior scout. According to

Il Corriere dello Sport

, the club’s current scout

Ricardo Formosinho

will continue his coaching career in Sudan. Mourinho has also contacted

Walter Samuel

in recent days, offering him the team’s assistant coach job. Samuel won the Scudetto with Roma in 2000-01 and he was also part of Jose Mourinho’s

Inter

that won the treble in 2010. The former Argentina international is currently working as

Lionel Scaloni

’s assistant at Argentina. However, Mourinho’s offer might motivate him to return to Italy. The 43-year-old is expected to join Roma after this summer’s Copa America.


source: SportMob