Sir Bobby Charlton's concerns regarding Jose Mourinho's conduct ensured the Real Madrid coach was never a serious contender to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager, ESPN understands.
Andre Villas-Boas has said it "would be spectacular" to have Jose Mourinho back in the Premier League as rumours persist that the Portuguese will return to Chelsea this summer.
There is a rising expectation that Jose Mourinho will return as Chelsea manager next season, according to Blues defender Branislav Ivanovic.
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has urged the club to give their next permanent manager time to bring some stability to the club and suggested that Jose Mourinho has "fantastic credentials" to make a return to Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United legend Denis Irwin believes Jose Mourinho is the only manager capable of succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford.
Rafael Benitez has described Real Madrid as his sporting "sweetheart", as speculation mounts that he could be in line to replace Jose Mourinho at the Bernabeu next summer.
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is certain it is only a matter of time before he lifts his third Champions League title.
Kevin Palmer saw plenty of work to be done at Chelsea as they laboured to victory over ten-man Stoke.
Rafael van der Vaart tells Kevin Palmer why swapping Real Madrid's bench for the Spurs first team was an easy choice.
Kevin Palmer hears Louis van Gaal remember the days when he and Jose Mourinho were colleagues, not rivals.
Kevin Palmer says Jose Mourinho will have a burning desire for success on his Stamford Bridge return.
Jose Mourinho tells Kevin Palmer how, contrary to popular opinion, he does not want to be the centre of attention.
Michael Ballack tells Kevin Palmer why Avram Grant should remain at the helm at Chelsea.
Kevin Palmer finds the Barcelona camp in bullish move ahead of Tuesday's clash with Liverpool.