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Spurs favourites as Mourinho tells Chelsea fans: I won't be back

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has told Chelsea fans he won't be returning to Stamford Bridge. Mourinho, who is also being linked with Tottenham, is expected to put down a deposit on a new London home in the coming days.

Mourinho took advantage of his visit to the capital on Tuesday to dine at his favourite restaurant, the family-owned La Famiglia.

He was joined for lunch in the popular West London eatery by his wife Tami, 41, and her sister and husband.

Before the meal he asked to personally speak to the restaurant's owner, Italian Alvaro Maccioni.

Mr Maccioni's daughter, Marietta, told the Mirror: "It was lovely to see him again after so long away.

"He came in with his wife, sister-in-law and her husband. They had a leisurely lunch and enjoyed themselves.

"Jose was speaking to my father for quite a while, just about family and how the business was doing.

"He said he was house-hunting in the area and was looking for a big place for the whole family.

"A lot of the staff are Chelsea fans, including me, and they were asking him if he was coming back to the club.

"Unfortunately he said he wasn't. We're all disappointed as he was a great manager for us. I wish he was coming back.

"He didn't tell us anything else about his plans, and we didn't pry as he's a good customer and a friend."

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