As the USMNT faces camp again in January without a full-time manager, a new name has appeared on the list of potential candidates being considered for the job. Report published in World Soccer Talk US Soccer wants Jose Mourinho to play the role.
The article notes that Mourinho has stated ambitions of managing in international competitions like the European Championships and the World Cup. It is possible that he is attracted to sex.
Bringing in Mourinho’s acclaimed coach would also greatly increase the profile of US soccer as he is the most prominent manager to head up the USMNT program. The Special One also brings a new leadership style to the team. The U.S. Men’s Coach Characterization has focused on playing to the team’s more typical underdog status on the world stage, adopting an approach that emphasizes team cohesion. Bring arrogance with a healthy dose of American optimism to build faith in the team’s ability to overcome.
Jose Mourinho doesn’t do that. His style is sometimes more confrontational, using more critical tactics to get the best out of his players and setting high standards. It has a much better record of success than the German director.
Either way, having his name linked to the job shows that US Soccer is considering a coach with a track record of success at the highest level. Hopefully, it also signals that the federation is bringing in outside voices with new perspectives to challenge some of the closed-minded behavior that has been a big part of the backlash to Klinsmann’s time as a director. There is
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