Jose Mourinho reveals why he refused to watch Man Utd vs. PSG - and leaves a mark on the next job

Jose Mourinho says he has not seen Manchester United's Champions League defeat by Paris Saint-Germain because he is too familiar with the players.

United faced the Ligue 1 giants on Tuesday in their first European game since Mourinho was sacked and replaced by provisional boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Norwegian has played a series of 10 wins and a draw of his 11 reigning matches in all competitions, but he tasted defeat for the first time as Old Trafford boss when his team was defeated 2 -0 thanks to the strikes by Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe.

This left Manchester to face a huge uphill effort in the return leg in France next month, but Mourinho is already on the Channel side.

Jose Mourinho shakes hands with Nicolas Anelka in Lille against Montpellier

The Portuguese was spotted for Lille's Ligue 1 game against Montpellier on Sunday, and was asked what he thought of the PSG's victory after the game.

"No, I did not watch," said Mourinho to beIN SPORTS.

"I watch Manchester United games from time to time, but I prefer to watch other leagues: in the Premier League, I know every player."

The former head of the United States did not see the humiliating defeat of his former team

Mourinho was then asked if he would like to train in France one day, and gave a positive answer.

"I can imagine myself as a coach in Ligue 1," he said.

"I am a man who has worked in four different countries, I like to know and learn about other cultures and working in a new championship would be a fantastic experience.

"For now I'm quiet, I try to live better with my family and friends and work to have the right opportunity to return to training.

Mourinho says he would be available to manage in France

"From two to three months [without a job] okay, after it's harder. I hope to have the opportunity to come back stronger.

"My project is my project as a person and coach, to improve myself, to be better, to think every day of my profession, which is also a passion, but it is not the time to talk with the clubs".

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