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‘That ship has sailed’ – Mourinho told he has no future in Premier League

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A Liverpool icon suggests the former Man United, Chelsea, and Spurs boss should try his hands at international football.

Jamie Carragher “struggle to think of any club” that would be interested in bringing Jose Mourinho back to the Premier League.

Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham after a series of disappointing results that hindered the club’s chances of securing a top-four Premier League finish.

The Portuguese tactician has enjoyed immense success with English top-flight sides previously, having led Chelsea to three Premier League titles among other domestic trophies in two separate stints and Manchester United to Europa League, EFL Cup, and Community Shield triumphs.

But the 58-year-old seems to have lost his magic in recent years as 2017 was the last time he won a major trophy, and a Liverpool icon feels he has no future in the English top-flight.

“I don’t see Mourinho back in the Premier League, I do think that ship has sailed now,” Carragher said, speaking to Sky Sports.

“I struggle to think of any club who would take him. He’s been at Spurs so he’s never going to go to Arsenal, he’s been at United so he’s never going to go to City, Liverpool wouldn’t have him.

“But would Jose go to a middle of the table club? I just don’t see Jose there, I really don’t.

“I think it’s either international football and his record in one-off games and cup finals or maybe going back to the Italian league, where the Italian champions this year will be Inter Milan, with a manager, Conte, who plays his type of football.

“Maybe you can get away with it a little bit more in Italy, that type of football, because it was certainly a turn-off for Spurs supporters, how they played.”