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Jose Mourinho returns to Seria An as head coach of AS Roma ahead of the 2021-2022 season.

Mourinho will be at As Roma as their new head coach ahead of next season campaign on a three-year deal, the Seria A giants have announced.

He lands this new job after he was sacked by premier league side Tottenham on April 19, only 17 months in charge with just six days left for his former side set to meet Manchester City in the carabao cup finals, a game Spurs lost 0-1 to City.

The news of his recent appointment came on the day Roma confirmed Paulo Fonseca would leave his position as head coach at the end of this season's campaign.

Fonseca and his charges are in the Uefa Europa League second leg action against Manchester United this Thursday after losing the first leg by 6 goals to 2 at Old Trafford last Thursday.

The former Porto, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham manager previously coached in Seria A with Inter between 2008 and 2010.

He guided the Narezzuri to two Seria A titles and a champions league trophy including a treble winning season during his spell at San Siro.

"Thank you the Friedkin family for choosing me to lead this great club and to be part of their vision", Mourinho told the club's official website.

"After meetings with the ownership and (director) Tiago Pinto, I immediately understood the full extent of their ambitions for Roma. It is the same ambition and drive that has always motivated me and together we want to build a winning project over the upcoming years", he further stated.

"The incredible passion of the Roma fans convinced me to accept the job and I cannot wait to start next season", happy Jose.

"In the meantime, I wish Paulo Fonseca all the best and I hope the media appreciates that I will only speak further in due course. Deja Roma!", Jose to Fonseca and the media.

Roma are currently seventh on Seria A table, having last won the scuddeto in 2000-01.

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