BY DAN KARELL
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho certainly isn’t doing himself any favors.
In yet another stunning revelation, Mourinho admitted in a pre-recorded video for the English FA’s 150th anniversary celebrations that he would like to go back to England and manage in the future, likely in the Premier League, and maybe once more for his former club Chelsea.
His current team has been making the back pages of the Spanish papers for all the wrong reasons, from their poor form at home, to the poorly managed benching of Spain’s no. 1 keeper Iker Casillas.
Real Madrid currently sits in third-place in La Liga, 18 points behind leaders Barcelona.
Here are some other stories to get your Tuesday kicked off:
SVEN-GÖRAN ERIKSSON TAKES OVER AS 1860 MUNICH BOSS
Since his reign as the England boss ended in 2006, Sven-Göran Eriksson has tried and spectacularly failed at a number of positions, from managing the Mexican and Ivory Coast national teams, to being the director of football at current League One side Notts County.
But now, according to reports from Germany, Eriksson has been tapped to be the next manager at 2. Bundesliga side 1860 Munich. The Lions, who also play at the Allianz Arena along with Bayern Munich, were taken over by a Jordanian consortium last year, and they believe that Eriksson is the best manager to take them to the Bundesliga.
Before this, the 64-year-old Swede had been had been biding his time as technical director of BEC Tero Sasana, a team in Thailand.
QPR SET TO SIGN FORWARD REMY
In one of the coups of this January silly season, Queens Park Rangers are very close to signing Marseille forward Loic Remy for a fee of £8 million, according to reports.
At this time yesterday, Newcastle were the leading club to get Remy’s signature, but in the last 24 hours, QPR has stolen in right under the nose of their Premier League competitors, now making them the favorites to land the Frenchman.
Remy has just one goal in 14 appearances for Marseille this season, all but two of them coming off the bench.
VERGARA DENIES SALE OF CHIVAS
Jorge Vergara, the owner of Chivas Guadalajara and Chivas USA, has denied any reports of him trying to sell the clubs, or any of their assets, in an interview on ESPN Deportes radio.
It has been reported recently that Chivas has been operating in the red, and that for a price of $500 million, the Chivas enterprise could be sold.
However, Vergara made it clear that these rumors were not the case, and declared that Chivas was worth way more than the reported $500 million dollars.
Former Valencia coach Unai Emery has been appointed as the new head of Sevilla F.C., after they sacked their manager, Michel. (REPORT)
Gordon Strachan has been tapped to be the next manager of the Scotland national football team. (REPORT)
Chivas Guadalajara forward Rafael Marquez Lugo, not to be confused with the controversial Rafael Marquez Alvarez, now with Léon, has left the hospital after having knee surgery. (REPORT)
FIFA president Sepp Blatter would like to be a television or radio football pundit when he leaves FIFA. (REPORT)
What do you think of these reports? Do you think Mourinho will be at Chelsea by the start of this summer? What are 1860’s chances of being promoted with Eriksson in charge? Would a broadcast team of Ray Hudson and Sepp Blatter change the world?
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