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How Jose Mourinho compares to Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp

Published 23/05/2016

Coaches Jose Mourinho (right) and Pep Guardiola are set to renew rivalries in the Barclays Premier League next season
Coaches Jose Mourinho (right) and Pep Guardiola are set to renew rivalries in the Barclays Premier League next season

Jose Mourinho is being linked with a return to Manchester United, with Louis van Gaal reportedly on the brink of an exit from Old Trafford.

A move to United for the Portuguese coach would set up an intriguing head-to-head against Pep Guardiola, who is taking over at Manchester City, and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at how the managerial battle of the heavyweights plays out.

JOSE MOURINHO

Trophies - 18

Porto - Primeira Liga: 2002-03, 2003-04; Cup of Portugal: 2003; UEFA Cup: 2003; UEFA Champions League: 2004

Chelsea - Premier League: 2004-05, 2005-06, 2014-15; FA Cup: 2007; Football League Cup: 2005, 2006, 2015

Inter Milan - Serie A: 2008-09, 2009-10; Coppa Italia: 2010; UEFA Champions League: 2010

Real Madrid: La Liga: 2011-12; Copa del Rey: 2011

European Record - Matches: 140; Wins: 76; Draws: 35; Loss: 29; Win Rate: 54%

Premier League Record - Matches: 265; Wins: 204; Draws: 69; Loss: 48; Win Rate: 77%

PEP GUARDIOLA

Trophies - 12

Barcelona - La Liga: 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11; Copa del Rey: 2009, 2012; UEFA Champions League: 2009, 2011

Bayern Munich - Bundesliga: 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16; German Cup : 2014, 2016

European Record - Matches: 87; Wins: 54; Draws: 19; Loss: 14; Win Rate: 62%

JURGEN KLOPP

Trophies - Three

Borussia Dortmund - Bundesliga: 2010-11, 2011-12; German Cup: 2012

European Record - Matches: 64; Wins: 30; Draws: 16; Loss: 18 Win Rate: 47%

Premier League Record - Matches: 52; Wins: 23; Draws: 17; Loss: 12 Win Rate: 44%

:: Match statistics sourced from UEFA.com & soccerbase.com, trophies do not include Community Shields and equivalents.

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