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Mourinho Eyeing Reunion with Former Players for Potential Chelsea Rebuild

In the midst of swirling speculations surrounding the future of the managerial destination for Jose Mourinho – Attention has turned to the potential of a reunion with some of his former players, particularly at Chelsea.

Robbie Fowler Suggests Liverpool to sign Jose Mourinho

The seasoned tactician has been linked with various clubs including a speculated move to Liverpool, and could be eyeing a reunion with familiar faces to bolster his squad wherever he lands next.

There have been rumours of a third stint with his old team, Chelsea. Mauricio Pochettino’s role has been the subject of discussion throughout the season, but his current form has put an end to it.

Former Liverpool player Robbie Fowler has proposed that the team would benefit more from having an experienced manager like Jose Mourinho in charge rather than trying to sign Arne Slot, who is expected to succeed Jurgen Klopp. The former attacker said:

“I could understand why you would get someone like Mourinho. A case in point would be Real Madrid, for example.”

He went into further detail about the necessity of managerial expertise by citing Real Madrid’s move following Zinedine Zidane’s exit:

“When Zinedine Zidane left for the second time in 2021, they didn’t go looking for a young and up-coming manager, they went for an experienced manager in Carlo Ancelotti. That experience and that know-how can definitely help a club in transition.”

Four Players Jose Mourinho Could Choose for Reunion

Express Sport delved into the realm of speculation, outlining four potential players Mourinho could target for a reunion and a potential rebuild at his next club.

Fikayo Tomori: A familiar face from Mourinho’s tenure at Chelsea, Fikayo Tomori has emerged as a top contender for Mourinho’s radar. The AC Milan center-back, who honed his skills at Chelsea, presents an enticing option for any club seeking defensive reinforcement, especially with his Premier League experience.

Evan Ndicka: Roma’s Evan Ndicka emerges as another prospective recruit for Mourinho. The defender, previously linked with Liverpool, has flourished under Mourinho’s guidance at Roma. Despite a recent health scare, Ndicka’s prowess and potential make him a valuable asset for any club’s defensive line.

Nicolo Zaniolo: The Italian midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, who spent time on loan at Aston Villa, could be on Mourinho’s wishlist. With playing time limited at Galatasaray, Zaniolo seeks a platform to showcase his talent and reach his full potential, making him an intriguing prospect for Mourinho’s rebuild plans.

Tammy Abraham: A familiar face from his stint at Roma, Tammy Abraham could be a prime target for Mourinho in the striker department. Despite a setback due to injury, Abraham’s return to form highlights his resilience and goal-scoring prowess, making him a potential asset for clubs in need of attacking reinforcements.

As Mourinho contemplates his next move, the prospect of a reunion with former proteges adds an intriguing dimension to the upcoming transfer window.

Whether it’s a return to Chelsea or a new venture elsewhere, Mourinho’s eye for talent and familiarity with these players could shape the landscape of the summer transfer market.

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