The 70-year-old is just over a month shy of his 26th year in charge at Old Trafford but Mourinho admits he is likely to continue his own career along the same path as the Scot.
"I understand perfectly why Alex is still in the job [at the age of 70] and I think I will be the same," Mourinho said.
"I love football so much, I love coaching so much. I will still be very young when I become 50 and I believe I have a lot in front of me."
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