Jose Mourinho’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has reportedly offered the Tottenham manager to Joan Laporta to include in his proposal to become Barcelona president.

Jose Mourinho of Tottenham Hotspur looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on February 16, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 16: Jose Mourinho of Tottenham Hotspur looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on February 16, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Barcelona presidential elections loom on the horizon and, as such, all the candidates are preparing their proposals to try and land the role.

What that means is they put forward a plan, including what manager they would like to hire should they get the job.

Step forward Jorge Mendes and Jose Mourinho whom, you have to think, has given his blessing to his agent to put his name forward.

Barcelona, however, are not interested in the Spurs manager with Dario Gol reporting they Catalan club gave a ‘resounding no’ to the idea.

They claim that’s because of Mourinho’s history in interviewing for the job, namely in 2008 when it did not go well. The fact Mourinho then signed for Real Madrid (after two years with Inter Milan in between) is another black mark against him.

Mourinho is currently averaging 1.77 points-per-game with Spurs after 48 games, his lowest tally since he managed Leiria (1.72) before moving to Porto. At Manchester United he averaged 1.97 while at Benfica, his first managerial job, 1.80, Porto 2.31, Chelsea (1) 2.23, Inter Milan 2.12, Real Madrid 2.30, and Chelsea (2) 1.96.

He is, as you can see, a star very much on the wane.

Mikel Arteta, meanwhile, is averaging 2.03 points after 40 games in his first role in senior management.

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal lifts the FA Cup Trophy after his teams victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 01: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal lifts the FA Cup Trophy after his teams victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
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