AS Roma has appointed former Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Jose Mourinho as its new head coach on a three-year contract beginning 2021-22 season, the Italian Serie A membership introduced on Tuesday.
The choice comes after the membership introduced coach Paulo Fonseca will leave his role at the end of the current campaign.
“We’re thrilled and delighted to welcome Jose Mourinho into the AS Roma household,” membership president Dan Friedkin and vice-president Ryan Friedkin stated.
“A fantastic champion who has received trophies at each degree, Jose will present super management and expertise to our formidable mission.”
— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) May 4, 2021
Mourinho, who has beforehand coached Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Actual Madrid and Manchester United, was sacked by Tottenham last month after 17 months in charge of the London club.
“After conferences with the possession and Tiago Pinto, I instantly understood the total extent of their ambitions for AS Roma,” Mourinho stated.
“It’s the identical ambition and drive that has all the time motivated me and collectively we need to construct a profitable mission over the upcoming years.
“The unimaginable ardour of the Roma followers satisfied me to simply accept the job and I can not wait to start out subsequent season.”