Mourinho keen on England talks

Jose Mourinho would consider an offer to become the next England coach, according to his media adviser.

The former Chelsea boss is the favourite to replace Steve McClaren, who was sacked after failing to lead England to Euro 2008.

His media adviser Eladio Parames has now confirmed that Mourinho would be willing to listen to any approach from the Football Association.

"It would be an honour," Parames told the Associated Press. "He likes English soccer, the English people, the country, the players.

"It would be something he'd consider. But he's not waving his hand in the air trying to get (the FA's) attention. If he's approached, he'll reply.

"If he were approached he'd consider it, discuss it, negotiate, present his own ideas.

"Jose's problem would never be money. If he's approached, invited, there will be positive and negative things for him to consider. He'll weigh the pros and cons."

Parames, though, revealed that FA chief executive Brian Barwick had yet to make any contact with Mourinho.

He added: "There's been no direct contact from the FA or on its behalf."

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