Mourinho to join Madrid F.C

Posted By: Anmolg

Madrid: Jose Mourinho will be presented as the new coach for spanish giants Real Madrid, at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Monday.

The announcement came after Inter had given Mourinho the green light to join Real Madrid after agreeing a compensation package with the Spanish club.This announcement by Inter was made on Friday, two days after Real sacked Manuel Pellegrini, their former manager.

While Spanish and Italian media reported that Inter would receive eight million euros (6.8 million pound), a statement from the Italian champions said: "Real will eventually have to pay all the clause in the contract," as per reports from reuters.

Mourinho joined Inter on June 2 2008, replacing Roberto Mancini and lead the side to Serie A title in his debut season. Then in 2009/2010 season, he leads the side to champions league title and manages to defend the Serie A title and the.Italian Cup treble.

A man known to be a great tactician, a motivator, the real madrid board is sure the man will bring a transition in the club.

Inter president Massimo Moratti had initially insisted that Mourinho pay €16 million in order to be released from his contract at Inter, which was valid till 2012.

After weeks of strife between Mourinho, Inter and Real Madrid, the man is a free man - at last.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Saturday, May 29, 2010, 11:14 [IST]
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