Mourinho says he will be new Chelsea coach

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MADRID (AP) -- Jose Mourinho says he will be the new coach of Premier League club Chelsea.

Mourinho says on Spanish television that "I will go to London and between Monday and the end of the week I will be the new coach of Chelsea."

Mourinho coached Chelsea from 2004-08. He will replace interim coach Rafa Benitez at the London club.

The 50-year-old Portuguese manager leaves Madrid after three seasons in which he won one Copa del Rey and one Spanish league, but brought home no major titles this season.