I am not unhappy at Real Madrid, says Mourinho

The Portuguese says there is no such thing as the perfect club but has put talks over his future on hold until the end of the season

Jose Mourinho has insisted that he is not unhappy at Real Madrid amid ongoing rumours that he is set to leave the club at the end of the 2012-13 campaign.

The Portuguese coach admitted that his relationship with Madrid is not perfect, but remains determined to finish the season on a high before making a decision about his future.

“I’m not unhappy at Real Madrid. We need to make the decision that´s best for everyone. I may like some things and dislike others but this happens everywhere. There’s no such thing as the perfect club or the perfect manager,” Mourinho said at a press conference.

“We need to focus on finishing the season as well as possible, on achieving goals that are still very far away. We are two matches away from the Champions League, not long ago we were 13. When we take all this pressure off the time will be right to sit down and get to conclusions.”

The former Inter boss then went on to discuss Canillas president Manuel Alvarez’s claims that Mourinho has told him he will leave Madrid this summer.

“If I talk about Canillas I talk about a second home for me and my son. It´s a great club, but there’s one problem. The president really likes press and attention. He is a terrific person and he treats me and my son really well, but he’s got this little issue.

“He really likes press, but that’s not my concern. I can confirm that I told him I will not be able to give the coaching conference. Next year I can’t say I will be giving the conference. I really don’t think I will.”

Mourinho also briefly had his say on the upcoming Champions League match versus Borussia Dortmund and their head coach Jurgen Klopp.

He continued: “I have said a little bit about Dortmund and that´s enough. Since the day of the draw, Klopp talks every day.

“I will talk about Dortmund this Tuesday. We have been working on this match for the past two weeks.”

Wednesday’s semi-final, first-leg tie takes place at BVB’s Signal Iduna Park, with the return scheduled for the following week.

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