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MADRID, Spain -- Jose Mourinho will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season after three years at the Spanish club, paving the way for his expected return to Chelsea. Adidas Mikhail Grabovski Jersey . The Portuguese coachs final season at Madrid has been blighted by divisions and a lack of trophies, but he is free to leave three years early from his contract after the final match on June 1 without any compensation involved. "To spend three years in a first-division Spanish club is not easy -- I share his reasons for wanting to leave," President Florentino Perez said Monday. "The level of pressure has increased, so much that this is what has happened now ... he may have made some mistakes and asked for forgiveness, but the level of pressure Mourinho has been under has been unusual." Perez described that pressure in the Spanish capital as "not normal." "He is a very demanding and competitive coach ... this level has a degree of wear on a person," Perez said. Mourinho will leave having won only a single Spanish league title -- sandwiched between four Barcelona successes, including one this season -- and one major domestic cup. That league title in 2012 may have brought a record 100 points, but he notably failed to deliver the clubs 10th European Cup. "This has been an insufficient season for us and also for Mourinho himself," Perez said. Perez said no replacement is lined up, with Madrid blocked by Paris Saint-Germain from talking to Carlo Ancelotti. The agreement with Mourinho allows the colorful and outspoken coach to return to Chelsea after a six-year absence. He wont receive compensation nor will the London club have to pay Madrid for his services. Rafa Benitezs interim stint in charge of Chelsea will end after a post-season tour of the United States, having secured qualification for the Champions League and won the Europa League last week. Popular with fans and media alike in England -- in stark contrast to his many fraught relationships in Spain -- Mourinho appears to have repaired his relationship with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to make a return to Stamford Bridge. "I know in England I am loved," he told a news conference last month after Madrid was eliminated from the Champions League. "Im loved by the fans. Im loved by the media, which treats me in a fair way. ... I know Im loved by some clubs, especially one." "In Spain the situation is a bit different because some people hate me. And many of you are in this room." Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard cant wait for Mourinho to return. "He might rub people up the wrong way but, as a manager, hes brilliant with his team. Tactically, hes brilliant with individuals and I think hes brilliant with the press," Lampard told Talk Sport radio on Monday. "I know it creates a storm, but he does protect his players." Mourinho has endured an acrimonious final season amid discrepancies with some players and a hostile fan base. It was befitting of Mourinhos fractious time in Madrid that he was sent off after furiously berating the match officials in his teams 2-1 loss to Atletico Madrid during the Copa del Rey final on Friday. More often this season, hes been engaged in disputes internally, creating enemies and weakening his position. The decision that enraged fans was dropping goalkeeper Iker Casillas, the captain of Madrid and Spains world and two-time European championship-winning national team. But the bold decision didnt pay off -- and Mourinhos final season ends with Madrid once again in Barcelonas shadow. Perez insisted, however, that the club is "more united right now than ever." "When I came in this time, the club was divided as seldom before," said Perez, who is seeking re-election as president. "With Mourinho, we made a big leap competitively and sporting-wise. Today Madrid is where it ought to be. We had not reached that level prior to his arrival, so the balance of his stay here was positive." Mourinho was an unsuccessful player whose big break in coaching came when he was hired as an interpreter for English coach Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon in Portugal. Robson took Mourinho with him to FC Porto and his influence increased as he took on coaching responsibilities. The duo moved to Barcelona for the 1996-97 season, and Mourinho remained at the club under Louis van Gaal following the Englishmans departure. Mourinho returned to Portugal but failed to win any titles during stints as a senior coach at Uniao Leiria and Benfica. That changed in his first full season at Benficas rival Porto, winning the league, Portuguese Cup and UEFA Cup in 2003. The following season, Mourinho led Porto to the league and Champions League titles. Abramovich immediately hired Mourinho, who described himself as the "Special One" upon his arrival in London. The faith of the Chelsea owner was repaid when the club won the league for the first time in 50 years in 2005. Although Mourinho retained the title the following year, he failed to repeat the European success hed orchestrated at Porto despite fielding a more expensive and star-studded squad. Despite winning all of English footballs major honours, Mourinho left in September 2007 following a power struggle with Abramovich. Mourinho spent the rest of the season without a club, before being hired by Inter Milan in June 2008. He won back-to-back Serie A titles and two Italian cups before ending his reign with success in the 2010 Champions League final. After becoming the third coach to win the European Cup with two teams, Mourinho was enticed to Madrid to replace Manuel Pellegrini in 2010. Mourinho leaves Santiago Bernabeu Stadium as the clubs longest-serving coach for a decade, however its jeering fans appear only too happy to see him go. "After three years we both agreed this was the correct moment to finish," Perez said.Adidas Deryk Engelland Jersey . Halladay signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday that allowed the veteran right-hander to retire as a member of team with which he broke into the majors and spent the bulk of his distinguished 16-year career. Adidas Teemu Pulkkinen Jersey. The team also announced Tuesday that the Braves will wear a commemorative patch on the right sleeve during the season. The patch, shaped like home plate, carries the number 715, Aarons autograph and a "40th Anniversary" banner. http:///...scar-lindberg-jersey .Y. -- Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker. SPIELBERG, Austria -- Lewis Hamilton took pole position at the Austrian Grand Prix in a thrilling wet/dry session that produced an unusual grid for Sundays race.Nico Rosberg set the second fastest time on the drying track, but will be shuffled down the order to seventh once his five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change is factored in. That will promote Force Indias Nico Hulkenberg to the front row of the grid and see Jenson Button start third as Sebastian Vettel is also due a five-place grid drop after setting the fourth fastest time. Kimi Raikkonen will therefore start fourth ahead of Daniel Ricciardo in fifth and Valtteri Bottas in sixth. Max Verstappen will move up one place to eighth, while Felipe Massa remains in tenth place behind Vettel.However, Hulkenberg is under investigation for setting his fastest Q1 time under yellow flags, meaning another penalty could change the face of the grid once again.Q3 started wet and all the drivers ventured out on intermediate tyres. However, the drying conditions saw lap times fall by over 10 seconds over the course of the 12 minute session, with Hamilton ultimately coming out on top with his final run on ultra-softs. Hulkenberg was the first driver to switch to slick tyres as the track dried and that offered an advantage as he had three attempts at a quick lap on ultra-softs compared to the two laps of the rest of the top ten.To add to the mix on Sunday, the Ferrari and Red Bull drivers will start the race on super-soft tyres after setting their best Q2 times on that compound. The rest of the drivers will start on ultra-softs.Esteban Gutierrez just missed out on a place in Q3 by 0.006s and will line up 11th on the grid ahead of Pascal Wehrleein, who scored a career-best grid position in 12th. Adidas Jean-Francois Berube Jersey. Romain Grosjean will start 13th ahead of Fernando Alonso in 14th, who appeared to get caught out by the incoming rain at the end of Q2. Carlos Sainz suffered an engine failure at the end of Q1, meaning he was unable to set a time in Q2, leaving him 15th on the grid.Following Rosbergs suspension failure in final practice, Sergio Perez and Daniil Kvyat suffered similar problems in Q1. The Force Indias right rear suspension broke first, but Perez was able to nurse the car back to the pits. However, with the team unable to fix the car quickly, he was unable to contest Q2 and will start 16th on the grid.Kvyats incident was far more dramatic and resulted in the session being postponed for 16 minutes. The Toro Rossos suspension broke as Kvyat strayed on to the yellow kerbs on the outside of the track, sending extreme vibrations through the rear of the car. The right-rear suspension gave way, effectively steering the car from the rear towards the inside of the track and towards the tyre barrier that divides the track from the pit lane.The Russian was lucky that it was only the front of the car that took the blow, and the rest of the wreckage, in which he was sat, continued off towards the run off area for the final turn. Kvyat was able to walk away from the accident but his qualifying session was over, leaving him 20th overall.The Renaults of Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer also dropped out in the session along with Manors Rio Haryanto and the two Saubers, which will make up the back row of the grid. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '



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