Jose Mourinho's cunning plan ahead of clash with Manchester United

20 February 2009 09:37
Inter Milan v Manchester UnitedKick-off: Tue Feb 24, 7.45pm; San Siro, MilanTV: ITV1, ITV HDRadio: BBC Radio Five Live

Reporters on the champions' in-house station almost cannot leave the studio, stadium or training ground without a smiling Portuguese presenting himself for a chat.

Three times in the past fortnight Inter Milan's calculating coach has willingly opened up. Making flattering comments about Ferguson and United is only partly linked to Tuesday's Champions League tussle.

By talking directly to United fans, players and officials, Mourinho may be angling for the biggest conversation of all – a job interview when Ferguson finally rides off into the sunset.

Source: Telegraph