We are no longer accepting comments on this article. The Argentine established himself in the Los Blancos team and was named Man of the Match in their 2014 Champions League final win over Atletico Madrid. His Madrid total reached £147m before more big spending followed on his return to Stamford Bridge. The German became Chelsea’s first signing last summer and is proving a great addition to the squad. The perfect foil to John Terry in one of the Premier League's all time best defensive partnerships. Mourinho’s challenge at Tottenham is more comparable to his Porto stint than to the year he spent at Leiria, where his cut-price signings included future Wolves midfielder Silas. Florent Malouda - Signed by Mourinho in July 2007, the manager was gone just two months later. He may know the league, but that hasn’t stopped him signing a few duds. If Mourinho keeps it up, at this rate he will break the billion-pound barrier within 12 months. Two league titles in Portugal, two in England and one in La Liga all with Mourinho. If you decide later you no longer wish to receive the emails, hit the unsubscribe link in the newsletters - but we don't think you'll want to. Let us know in the comments. Steve Sidwell didn’t quite make the cut). Ricardo Carvalho - Like Ferreira he followed Mourinho from Porto. The Spurs head coach is close to making his first signing at the club, with Gedson Fernandes set to join from Benfica, but how has he got on in shopping from his home country in the past? Of course, the marquee signing that summer was Paul Pogba, who joined United from Juventus several years after moving in the opposite direction. Cesc Fabregas - May have been at his best in Blue. The centre-back immediately created a formidable defensive partnership with John Terry as Chelsea conceded just 15 goals league goals in 2004-05. Diego Costa - Costa was important to Mourinho winning the league in his second spell at Chelsea, scoring 20 goals in the league, in his first season in England. This time it was Samuel Eto’o, who played under him at Inter, and was one of two free transfers along with Mark Schwarzer. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Another Portuguese signing made by Mourinho, and Carvalho made up one half of one of Chelsea’s best centre-back pairings in recent times, alongside John Terry. The £35m signing of Diego Costa was key in Chelsea's title win when Mourinho returned, Mourinho added Brazilian youngster Kenedy to his squad before being sacked, At Manchester United Mourinho has spent £156m, including buying Henrikh Mkhitaryan. 214 appearances over nine years at Stamford Bridge and won everything there was to win and just missed out on sticking around long enough for Jose's return. Jose Mourinho is celebrating a decade since first arriving in England (who could forget his ‘Special One’ press conference?) After moving to Porto in January 2002, his first big investment opportunity came a few months later when some mainstays of his Champions League-winning side were signed. He called time on his playing career at the end of the 2012/13 season, but has stayed at Chelsea where he works as a scout. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Although Schurrle has struggled to hold down a regular starting place this term, especially in recent weeks with Eden Hazard, Oscar and Willian getting the nod, he gives the Blues a different dimension and is likely to play a key role in the business end of the season. Manchester United's signing of Paul Pogba is Jose Mourinho's latest big purchase, Mourinho's first big summer of spending was at Chelsea in 2004, splashing out £81.2m, The Blues bought Andriy Shevchenko for £30m from AC Milan in Mourinho's first spell, Mourinho poses with Florent Malouda shortly before leaving the club in 2007. Relationship goals. Jose Mourinho has had a promising record with signings in his first summer transfer window down the years, including Willian at Chelsea, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Mourinho wasn’t at Chelsea when the club decided to sell Matic to Benfica in 2011, but he was determined to rectify that mistake in January 2014. Last updated 1:15 AM, Tuesday June 02 2020 GMT+1. Michael Essien’s arrival from Lyon in 2005 saw Tiago move in the opposite direction soon afterwards following just a single season in England. Signed in 2006 and while not everyone’s cup of tea, Kalou always put in a shift in a Chelsea shirt and often cropped up with important goals, especially from the bench. Click here for more information on the service. Mourinho's signings 2004-05; Paulo Ferreira (RB) - from Porto, £13.2m. Instagram: You can also follow our Spurs page here. The 21-year-old made his debut for the Primeira Liga giants last season, helping them win the league title, but fell out of favour this season. Di Maria earned plenty of admirers during his time at Benfica, and the winger became Mourinho’s first signing at Real Madrid in 2010. John Obi Mikel - Not the most dazzling or exciting of players or signings but Mikel is the sort of solid and reliable players that good sides, especially Mourinho ones, are built on. The midfielder played 52 times for Chelsea, scoring four goals and providing three assists. Mourinho first arrived in England in 2004, armed with Roman Abramovich’s chequebook, and spent £81.2m in his first season in the Premier League. For more details, click here. 10. The other four to join - Marco van Ginkel, Stipe Perica, Christian Atsu and Cristian Cuevas - have a combined two Premier League appearances between them. Carvalho reunited with Mourinho and Ferreira at Chelsea after signing from Porto for £20million in 2004. The Ghanaian is being utilised as an emergency centre-back in this line-up, mostly to avoid the selection of Khalid Boulahrouz or Tal Ben Haim. 6. Managed by José Mourinho during his first season at the club, Chelsea won the Premier League title (their first league title in 50 years) and the League Cup. Since leaving Porto in 2004, Jose Mourinho has often bought players from clubs in his homeland – but how did they fare for Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid? The defender spent six years at Stamford Bridge, making 210 appearances in which he scored 11 goals and provided six assists. A brilliant signing that also weakened local rivals Arsenal. Ferreira lasted nine years at Stamford Bridge, having become one of Mourinho’s first signings in the summer of 2004. Ashley Cole - Probably the best left back in the world during his time at Stamford Bridge, absolutely integral for the team both at the back and getting forward. The Argentinian scored 36 goals and provided 85 assists in 190 appearances for the Spanish side. Ricardo Carvalho and Paulo Ferreira followed him from Porto, while Tiago joined from Benfica, but there was also the marquee signing of Didier Drogba (and Mateja Kezman, which seemed like a good idea at the time). Next up for Mourinho was Inter Milan, where Sulley Muntari was an early purchase, Samuel Eto'o helped Mourinho to win his second Champions League crown at Inter, Real Madrid typically spend big and Mourinho was behind buying £20.9m Angel Di Maria, Luka Modric was Mourino's most-expensive purchase in Madrid, arriving for £33m. Arsenal hand club legend's 22-year-old son a trial, Mesut Ozil risks upsetting his teammates as he predicts the Arsenal vs Leicester scoreline, Ian Wright sends message to Mikel Arteta over Houssem Aouar transfer, Arsenal vs Leicester TV channel, live stream, time, odds, team news and head-to-head, ‘We don’t need him!’ – Patrice Evra hits out at Manchester United over Donny van de Beek signing, Liverpool in talks to sign Schalke defender Ozan Kabak, Luke Shaw slammed for ignoring Bruno Fernandes request during Manchester United’s draw with Chelsea, Ryan Giggs urges Manchester United to copy Sir Alex Ferguson’s advice with Edinson Cavani, Ian Wright fears for Arsenal against Manchester United after Leicester, Mourinho must look to the future when selecting his no.1. His link up play with Costa was as good as any duo of the modern era. Arsenal fans have noticed one of the potential causes of Jamie Vardy's winning goal in the Gunners' home clash with Leicester City on Sunday night. Ricardo Quaresma scores a wonderful equaliser for Portugal against Iran, Benfica manager drops big hint over Gedson Fernandes transfer to Tottenham, The shirt number Gedson Fernandes could wear after completing Tottenham transfer. Nemanja Matic has built a new football ground in his hometown in Serbia and named it after Jose Mourinho. The former Benfica man won two league titles with the Blues and his goal in the 2017 FA Cup semi final against Spurs is almost good enough to earn him a place on its own. On this day in 2004 Jose Mourinho announced himself as the 'Special One' as he was unveiled as the new Chelsea manager. The Manchester United manager has spent an incredible £883.8m on players since arriving at cash-rich Chelsea 11 years ago. You can unsubscribe at any time. We’ve taken a look back at Mourinho’s first summer windows at his other clubs, to get a feel for the kind of player he set his sights on. 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