Jose Mourinho could be set for a smart return to the board, with Benfica offered an explanation to consider his plan.
Despite continuous titles in 2016 and 2017, Benfica ended boss Rui Vitoria on Thursday, after a poor continue running of results which sees them sit seven behind pioneers Porto in fourth spot.
As demonstrated by The Times, Benfica are considering re-enrolling Mourinho for whatever remains of the season, to fill Vitoria’s void and help persistent the ship in the second half of the 2018/2019 campaign.
Benfica was the vital club that Mourinho managed, taking control at the Águias among September and December in 2000.
He won six of his 11 beguilements while in charge, drawing three and losing two.