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PHOTO: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho at the Tour de France

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho put in a guest appearance at the Tour de France on Monday.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho took an afternoon off from his management duties to put in a guest appearance at the London leg of the Tour de France.

NBC reported that Mourinho exchanged jerseys with Portuguese rider Rui Costa, at the finish line where he was a guest of honour at the end of Stage 3.

The Tour began in Yorkshire for the first time this year, and will now head to France for the core part of the gruelling cycling race.

Mourinho has been back in London a year with Chelsea, and is a great fan of the city. He certainly will not have taken much persuading to be an ambassador for such a unique sporting event.

It will not be long until Mourinho heads out of the city however, as he takes Chelsea on tour to the US later this month.

By then he may just hope to have one or two extra transfers wrapped up in addition to star signings Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa, and ensure they are on track to reclaim a Premier League title the club have not won since 2010.

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