Lippi rubbishes claims he will replace Real Madrid coach Mourinho

Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi has denied claims he's in talks to take Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid job.
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Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi has denied claims he's in talks to take Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid job.

Lippi has been linked with the post as Real president Florentino Perez spends this week in China with Guangzhou Evergrande officials.

"It’s not true,” Lippi told Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli on Thursday. “I don’t dislike being linked with a big club like Real Madrid, but there is nothing concrete.

“I don’t know what Zidane and Perez said to each other, I simply read about it in the papers,” continued the former Napoli and Inter tactician.

“But I have two more years on my contract in Guangzhou and I feel good there from all points of view. It hasn’t happened yet, but if there was a call, I’m still under contract.”

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