"I gave a lot to Chelsea in the past but they also gave a lot to me. This is a different professional relationship."
But the 50-year-old now feels his European odyssey is at an end and is settled with his second stint at the club.
"We kept our house (in London) from last time and, although we tried to hide it, we came lots of times," said Mourinho.
"The success I had in my career gave me the possibility to choose my destiny.
"When I made the decision I didn't know if Chelsea would be available and if the door would be open but when it did, the picture was perfect for me."
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