The 58-year-old Portuguese, who has received 25 trophies in his managerial profession, was sacked by Premier League crew Tottenham Hotspur in April after 17 months in cost.
Mourinho will take cost of the Italian facet forward of the 2021-22 marketing campaign, with a deal that can run till 30 June 2024.
“The unimaginable ardour of the Roma followers satisfied me to just accept the job and I can not wait to start out subsequent season,” Mourinho mentioned in a press release.
Roma introduced earlier on Tuesday that present coach Paulo Fonseca will go away his function on the finish of the present marketing campaign.
The membership suffered a heavy 6-2 defeat in opposition to Manchester United within the Europa League semifinal first-leg final week and presently sits seventh within the league.
“We’re thrilled and delighted to welcome José Mourinho into the AS Roma household,” mentioned Roma President Dan Friedkin and Vice-President Ryan Friedkin in a press release.
“An amazing champion who has received trophies at each stage, José will present large management and expertise to our formidable undertaking.
“The appointment of José is a large step in constructing a long-term and constant profitable tradition all through the membership.”
Mourinho is without doubt one of the most well-known and profitable managers within the sport and has beforehand coached the likes of Actual Madrid, Manchester United, Inter Milan and Chelsea.
“I believe individuals have the notion that I am not the humblest man,” he lately mentioned in an interview with The Instances. “I believe individuals is mistaken!
“I believe my nature is absolutely humble. However generally as a result of I say issues which are so direct the notion is I am not a humble man. I believe I promote so much.
his is the second time that Mourinho has labored in Serie A. He was Inter Milan coach between 2008-2010, in his closing season guiding the crew to a exceptional treble — the Serie A title, the Coppa Italia and the Champions League.
Following his departure from Tottenham, and given his monitor report within the sport, many puzzled what was subsequent for Mourinho.
He advised The Instances newspaper on Saturday that he would solely take a job in what he deemed was a aggressive league.
“In Germany and France, you understand if you’re going to the membership A or membership B, you understand your future is written instantly,” he mentioned.
“It is all in regards to the strain. I would like it. I might select strain, all the time. Generally that strain turns into unbalanced, or out of proportion, however I refuse the other! I refuse to go to a rustic the place the strain would not exist. I refuse!”