Paris Saint-Germain was reportedly offered Jose Mourinho the "biggest contract in the world" to ditch Manchester United in the summer according to Guillem Balague.
The 55-year-old had been approached by the perennial champions on four different occasions over the last four years with the Portuguese coach knocking the Les Parisiens. But the French giant are
still confident that Mourinho will move to the Parc des Princes.
According to Spanish newspaper AS (via Sport
Witness) claiming that Balague wrote that Mourinho is a "hostage of his profession" in Manchester.
The Spanish football expert adds that although Mourinho turned down the "biggest contract in the world" to take over from Unai Emery at the end of the season, the two-time Champions League winning coach will eventually take charge of the Ligue 1 league leaders
"Jose has always admitted in private that someday his way will pass through Paris, but he took advantage of PSG’s interest to press United," Balague wrote.
"Mourinho hesitated, but not much. His life in a Manchester hotel makes him a hostage of his profession.
"From training camp to hotel and hotel to training. His celebrated his renewal in Tapeo y Vino, the restaurant of Mata, but he’s seen little in the city. But it is where it wants to be."
Mourinho still have
two years of his current deal at Old Trafford and should the former Chelsea boss see out the remainder of his contract with Manchester United will be his longest stay at one club during his 21 years managerial career.