Despite having Rudi Garcia as coach, Papin wants to see former Manchester United manager take charge.
European Cup winner Papin said: "Where could José Mourinho go? Sincerely, OM. If he has the profile? I think that today at OM, it needs a electroshock. When we hear that the coach (Garcia) could leave today in Italy, for me there is no smoke without fire.
"Mourinho, it's been three or four times that we see him in the stands (Ligue 1) and I think it's not trivial.
"If we saw him arriving in Ligue 1 next year, I would find it great. For Ligue 1, for OM, for the standing it would give to the championship. José Mourinho at OM, with the network he has, the players he could bring, it would be just great."