Jose Mourinho said he wants to be loved for what he does in his second stint as Chelsea manager, rather than the first, but is under no illusions about the size of the challenge facing him:
– Jose Mourinho
I am not coming back because this is a comfortable position and the club loves me. It is the exact opposite.
I have more responsibility, expectations are higher this time. I can be respected for what I did before, but I want to be loved for what I do from now on.
Jose Mourinho described himself as "the happy one" as he addressed the media for the first the since being appointed Chelsea manager for the second time.
Jose Mourinho will speak to the media for the first time since his appointment as Chelsea manager at Stamford Bridge at 1.30pm.
At the start of Mourinho's previous stint as Blues boss in 2004, the Portuguese famously declared himself the "Special One".
Jose Mourinho has said that he is 'very happy' to have returned to Chelsea football Club for a second time.
He said: "I am very happy, but I have to be careful not to be too emotional at my arrival at the club. But obviously I am very happy.
"I was an easy decision."
The interview will be broadcast in full on Chelsea TV at 6.30pm.
Jose Mourinho has given his first interview via Chelsea FC's YouTube channel.
He was asked whether he would repeat the promise he made when he first came to the club - to bring 'quality, love, work, passion and success'.
He replied: "It's exactly the same message, but now I can say I am one of you, and that makes a little bit of a difference. In my career I have two great passions in football, Inter and Chelsea. Chelsea is more than important for me."
The news of Jose Mourinho signing as Chelsea manager for a second time has been warmly received by many, with most looking forward to his colourful interviews and anecdotes, notwithstanding his prowess as one of Europe's best managers.
Mourinho & holloway back in the prem....looking forward to some good interviews an statements next season!!
Great to have confirmation that The Special One returns to The Premier League. What a season we have in store.
Wow what a shock Jose Mourinho been appointed as the new manager of Chelsea.Wonder what odds bookies would give him not lasting the season
The 50-year-old is one of the most decorated managers in the game, although he had a frustrating three years in Spain.
He will be targeting a Champions League win with Chelsea, having already won all the domestic honours with the Blues.
- Porto: Champions League, Uefa Cup, two domestic league titles, one domestic cup
- Chelsea: Two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and two League Cups
- Inter Milan: Champions League, two domestic league titles, one domestic cup
- Real Madrid: One domestic league title, one domestic cup