Mourinho, who left Manchester United in December, is reportedly in talks with China's richest man, Hui Ka Yan, over potentially taking charge of the CSL's most dominant side - as well as potentially the national team.
Hui, also known as Xu Jiayin - chairman of the Evergrande Group, one of China's biggest property companies - and worth a cool £33bn, met with Mourinho over Chinese New Year and is determined to recruit the two-time Champions League winner.
Mourinho has been determined to return to management this summer, but has seen a number of potential avenues back into the game come and go.
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