Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that Paris Saint-Germain had offered him the managerial post at the club twice, prior to the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti in 2011 and Laurent Blanc in 2013.
Despite being tempted by the offer, the former Porto boss claims that he rejected the offer on both occasions, opting to stay with Real Madrid in 2011 and deciding to rejoin Chelsea in 2013.
"I knew about the project [at PSG] even before it began. I was [sporting director] Leonardo's first choice [ahead of Ancelotti]," Mourinho told TF1. "And when Carlo left [in 2013], they made me another offer. I have rejected them twice.
"I thought a lot about it. But the first time, there was Real Madrid and the second time there was Chelsea."
While the Portuguese's decision to remain at Real Madrid in 2011 is quite obvious, Mourinho explained why he snubbed PSG for Chelsea in 2013.
"To be a champion with PSG is not a something of another world, Mourinho added. "To be a champion with England is fantastic for everybody because it's very tough."
Mourinho, who insists he is "very happy" at Chelsea at the moment, added he will only consider another offer from PSG if he loses his job at Stamford Bridge.
"If Chelsea sack me? Yes. But, otherwise, I am unmovable," he added. "I do not want to leave. Paris is not an option, and I will not get fired because results are good.
"I am now at a club I want to be at. But football is football. There will come a day when I'm told: 'Jose, it's over!' I understand that -- I am a man of football. I will respect that decision."
Meanwhile, the former Inter Milan boss believes that PSG, who were dramatically knocked out by Chelsea in the quarterfinals of the Champions League last season, have all the resources to do well in the European competition this time around.
"The players have experience, the club is there. They've made two [Champions League] quarterfinals, they beat Barcelona. I think that they have everything they need, but the Champions League is the Champions League," he added.
"I think Paris is in good hands. Laurent is a good coach, and the president now knows football well. Leonardo left a fantastic basis for the club."