Soccer: Mourinho returns to Chelsea

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Jose Mourinho has been appointed as Chelsea manager for a second time, the Premier League club confirmed on Monday.

Following weeks of speculation, the 50-year-old Portuguese has signed a four-year contract with the club he previously coached between 2004 and 2007.

“I am delighted to welcome Jose back to Chelsea. His continued success, drive and ambition made him the outstanding candidate,” said chief executive Ron Gourlay in a statement published on the Chelsea website.

“It is our aim to keep the club moving forward to achieve greater success in the future and Jose is our No 1 choice as we believe he is the right manager to do just that.”Image

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