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MADRID - Jose Mourinho is looking to bring long-awaited European glory back to Inter Milan tomorrow and Louis van Gaal is aiming to guide Bayern Munich to a fifth title in Europe's most prestigious club competition.

MADRID - Jose Mourinho is looking to bring long-awaited European glory back to Inter Milan tomorrow and Louis van Gaal is aiming to guide Bayern Munich to a fifth title in Europe's most prestigious club competition.

The coaches in the Champions League final have won 28 major titles combined and this year Mourinho will put his reputation as one of the game's best coaches on the line against an experienced manager who has won league titles in four different countries.

Mourinho, who led Chelsea to their first English league title in 50 years, is out to lead one of European football's biggest clubs to their first European Cup triumph since 1965. He will do so amid expectations that he is likely to walk out on the Italian club and move to Real Madrid.

"In Porto we won the UEFA Cup, (league) championship and Portuguese Cup. The next year we won (the European) Super Cup, championship and Champions League, so we did all three," Mourinho said during the build-up to tomorrow's final.

But despite two Premier League titles in a row, the Portuguese coach failed to achieve Champions League success with Chelsea. He eventually took over an Inter side that had dominated Serie A but failed in Europe. The owners wanted someone to end the long wait for another European Cup.

"This would be an incredible achievement because the level of the competition is so high and our road to the final was an incredible road," Mourinho said.

Bayern also had a tough route to the final but capitalised on a little good fortune along the way.

Bayern's players have called on all fans of Bundesliga clubs to rally behind the team tomorrow because a triumph would earn the nation four spots in next season's competition and Serie A would lose one.

Inter have won repeated Italian titles with barely any Italians in their starting line-up. The side is packed with players from Brazil and Argentina, with Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder the creative spark. Van Gaal's team also has a strong Dutch influence, with Arjen Robben and Marc van Bommel. - Sapa-AP

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