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Last Updated: Monday December 10 2007 18:30 GMT

Mourinho says no to England job

Jose Mourinho

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said he does not want to be the next manager of the England football team.

Mourinho had been tipped to take the job, but has said on his agent's website that it's not the role for him.

He said: "After deep and serious thinking, I decided to exclude myself from being England manager despite it being a fantastic position for me.

"I'm sure FA will hire a great manager, one able to place the team back where it belongs," Mourinho added.

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill has also said he doesn't want the job, but there are some top managers who do.

Of those, Fabio Capello seems to be the person most footie experts expect to be given the job.

He has managed loads of top clubs and won the league title twice in Spain with Real Madrid and seven times in Italy, with three different clubs.

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