Jose Mourinho will have regular columns throughout the summer in The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times across the tournament to provide exclusive insight for readers joining a team of writers across the titles, with other content including an exclusive interview in The Times Magazine last Saturday to welcome readers into his world.
Jose will be writing regular columns for The Sun throughout the Euros 2020, bringing his viewpoint, providing expert analysis to key matches, giving his predictions, and always entertaining Sun readers, says News UK. Sun Online readers will also get to watch Jose providing pre and post match video predictions and analysis of the biggest matches, including all England games.
He will also be a part of The Game Euros podcast from The Times and host a special Times+ readers event on the tournament.
Jose will be with listeners across the talkSPORT schedule including the station’s live GameDay programming to regular slots at Breakfast which will include pre-game insight, half time analysis and an exclusive post-game phone in for talkSPORT listeners.
He will be part of the talkSPORT team for all three England group games, one last 16 game, two Quarter Finals, one Semi Final and the Final.
Jose has managed almost 1,000 games, he has won 25 trophies, eight league titles and four European trophies.
Jose Mourinho said: “The Euros will be a fantastic tournament and The Sun, The Times, The Sunday Times and talkSPORT will capture all the excitement for fans across the country, I can’t wait to get started.”
Victoria Newton, Editor-in-Chief, The Sun said: "We're very happy to welcome Jose into the brilliant Sun Sport team, giving our readers the best possible insights into the Euros. The Sun is going to be offering our readers the very best Euros coverage across all platforms, and encouraging them to get involved in the tournament."
Shaun Custis, Head of Sport, The Sun said: "The Sun is number one for football and you cannot get a better man than Jose Mourinho to take you to the heart of the Euros. Whether you love him or disagree with him you won't be able to ignore him. His punchy, forthright views on England, Scotland, Wales and the whole tournament will be a must appointment for our readers."
Les Snowdon, Head of Sport, The Times and Sunday Times, said: "Jose Mourinho has coached at the top clubs across the continent and joins a fantastic team of football writers and analysts on The Times and Sunday Times. He will take us into the dressing room before the big matches and show us the thinking of Europe's top players, offering compelling insights into a tournament that will light up the summer. Times and Sunday Times readers will be able to follow him in print, on digital and through our podcast and join him at a special subscriber event in conversation with our chief football writer Henry Winter."
Head of talkSPORT Lee Clayton said: “We aim to be the audio home of the fans for the Euros, with unique 24/7 coverage, including phone-ins, the latest news stories from inside the training camps, live commentaries and on-the road shows PLUS Jose Mourinho. Welcome to the team, Jose. Here’s to a wonderful tournament as the fans return to stadiums - and we create the noise of the competition.”
News UK Client Sports Director, Jenny Smith, who brokered the deal said: “Across The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times we reach 10.5 million football fans each month plus more than 3 million listeners across the talkSPORT network. Our brands often lead the sports news agenda and with Jose in the team they will no doubt do just that across the Euros too.”
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