Sunday, January 13, 2008
Mourinho spokesman denies Liverpool claims
A representative of Jose Mourinho has angrily denied the former Chelsea boss
is trying to engineer a move to Liverpool.
Mourinho has been linked with several high-profile positions since leaving
Chelsea in September but Eladio Parames insists the media speculation is not of
Mourinho's own making.
Reports over the past few weeks have suggested Mourinho is interested in
taking over from under-fire Rafael Benitez at Liverpool should the Spaniard get
Parames said in a statement: 'These are aberrant and heinous ideas.
'Some media have consistently linked Jose Mourinho's name with various clubs
without, as they are ethically bound to do, trying to determine the truth of
The statement insisted that neither Mourinho nor his agent Jorge Mendes had
had contact with any club regarding a possible return to management for the
self-titled `Special One'.
And Parames slammed the media for taking advantage of Benitez's current
problems at Liverpool.
'It is unacceptable that the unscrupulous press uses the name of Mourinho
when they try to create or profit from current controversial situations in
different teams as has happened recently,' he added.