JOSE MOURINHO believes that he can manage at the top for another 10-15 years.

The Portuguese, 57, has been coaching for the last 20 years, having previously worked as Sir Bobby Robson's translator at Barcelona in the 1990s.

But he doesn't believe that his career is winding down towards retirement, instead insisting that he 'very young' in his job.

The Tottenham manager said: "There is a difference between success and a successful career.

“I always believe that there is a huge difference. Success is a moment.

"Success can be related with your talent, but can be just the fact you are in a certain place in the right moment, in the right time.

"Another thing is a successful career, which is based on year after year after year, I always wanted that kind of career. It’s part of my DNA.

"I know that people probably don’t think this about myself but I consider myself a very humble person, I always try to learn, I always try to be better and this is a kind of job where experience only can make us better.

"I really believe today I’m much better than I was 10 or 20 years ago.

“If I love what I do, if I feel fresh, it’s motivation, it’s part of my DNA, if I change probably a little bit of my profile – and at this moment I think much more about others than myself – I always like to take players into a different dimension.

“I’m a 57-year-old, very young in relation to my job, so I wouldn’t be surprised if I have 10-15 years ahead of me.

"I just try to enjoy my life and to enjoy my life is also to have the privilege of a job which is a passion, a hobby if you want, a full-time hobby.

"It’s my world, the world where I was born, it’s the world that I belong.

“Everybody saying my career is long, which is true, but I don’t see the end.

"I feel exactly the same passion, the same desire to learn every day. I think it’s just a pleasure.

"My white hair for sure has nothing to do with a stressful job!”

Another 15 years would take Mourinho to 72 – a year older than managerial great and former title rival Sir Alex Ferguson was when he retired back in 2013.

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