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Reading boss Jose Gomes: Sir Bobby Robson an inspiration

Reading boss Jose Gomes is looking forward to locking horns with Wolves' Nuno in tonight's Carabao Cup tie.

Gomes says he was inspired by the late, great Sir Bobby Robson.

Childhood Porto fan Gomes went to university in the city, and the Portuguese champions would train close to his campus.

“I learned more watching them train and I'm proud to repeat that the passion he (Robson) showed was inspirational," said Gomes.

“At that time, he was 64 years old, he was shouting, but he loved the players and you could feel his passion.

“It was impossible not to feel the connection with English football and that man shined the light for me and made me want to work in English football."

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