Fears grow dithering FA will lose Mourinho

There are growing fears that the England FA will allow former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to slip through the managerial net.

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The Sun says the people's choice for the post has just signed a sponsorship deal worth up to £2million a year with adidas, the company closely associated with Real Madrid.

And the Bernabeu club have asked Mourinho's people to inform them of any job offers he receives.

Yet a source close to Mourinho insisted there is nothing to report.

The source said: "Jose would like to talk to the FA about the England job but no one has called him. Contact has been made indirectly by a couple of individuals who know Jose and who wanted to get a feel for his view on the job.

"But Jose will only talk to the people who'll make the appointment and they haven't spoken with him."

A close pal of Mourinho said: "There has been absolutely no official approach from the FA yet.

"There has been a preliminary approach but no official approach. Jose's waiting to see if that happens."

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