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Hunt on for new Chelsea boss

Chelsea are searching for a new manager after sacking Andreas Villas-Boas on Sunday amid reports that former boss Jose Mourinho could be in the frame to return to the club.

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Mourinho 'snubbed' as England manager

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho Credit: SR/SAP

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is thought to be out of the running for England manager after FA general secretary Alex Horne said that an English manager is "very preferable".

He said: "It is key we have someone with strong English communication skills who has experience of managing English players."

Speculation was rife after Mourinho was spotted house-searching in London. He is also considered a possible replacement for Chelsea manager Andreas Villas-Boas, who was sacked on Sunday.

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