The Sun says Real were willing to offer Mourinho pre-contract terms worth £12m to wait for the Madrid job to become available.
But the Portuguese had his heart set on Tottenham.
Real were not the only club whose approaches to Mourinho were in vain.
But once Mourinho knew the Tottenham job was in play, he was happy to stall on other options.
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