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Mourinho's Four-Man Real Madrid Wish List Revealed?

Before Zinedine Zidane was announced as Real Madrid coach, Jose Mourinho was heavily linked with the Los Blancos job. His four-man transfer wish list had he taken over at the Spanish giants has now reportedly now revealed.

Tired of reading? Click through the mini-gallery above to see which four names were on Mourinho's reported Real wish list!

Mourinho was considered by many to be the favourite to take over from Santiago Solari, with the Daily Telegraph even suggesting the Portuguese was "almost 100%" certain to be the next Los Blancos boss.

It is also believed that, although Mourinho never spoke directly with club president Florentino Perez about the job, talks took place via intermediaries.

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The Portuguese was understood to be keen on returning to his former club, and even had a transfer wish list of four players he wanted to sign for Real, according to El Chiringuito.

It has been claimed that Mourinho wanted to take four Premier League superstars with him to Madrid, namely: David de Gea, Virgil van Dijk, Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen.

However, in the end, it was Zidane – not Mourinho – who returned for a second spell at the club.

The Frenchman was announced as the new Los Blancos boss on Monday, and will now be in charge of the squad revamp, with many big names such as Kylian Mbappe and Eden Hazard being linked with a transfer to Real.

Read: Real Transfer Rumours: Five In, Five Out Under Zidane?

Zidane's first game in charge in his second spell will be a home clash against Celta Vigo on Saturday, and the Spanish giants will be looking to end a run of four successive defeats at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Do you think Real made the right decision in seemingly snubbing Mourinho for Zidane? Have your say in the comments section below.


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