• Manchester derby is about the players, not the managers – Mourinho

    Manchester derby is about the players, not the managers – Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho feels that Saturday’s Manchester derby is about “just the players” rather than him and Pep Guardiola. Manchester United boss Mourinho described Manchester City counterpart Guardiola as a “very good manager,” even though they had an intense rivalry while the pair were in charge of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively.

    When Mourinho was asked in his news conference on Friday about Guardiola, the United manager replied: “It’s a problem? You don’t need my answer.”

    It was then pointed out to Mourinho that […]

  • Manchester United will be Ibrahimovic’s biggest challenge – Jose Mourinho

    Manchester United will be Ibrahimovic’s biggest challenge – Jose Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic has given himself the biggest challenge of his career by choosing to join Manchester United.

    The 34-year-old completed his move to Old Trafford last week, signing a one-year deal after leaving Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.

    Ibrahimovic is a proven winner having won league titles in Italy, France, Spain and the Netherlands but Mourinho feels the striker has taken on a difficult task through his move to the Premier League.

    “Zlatan is Zlatan,” Mourinho told MUTV.

    “He wins […]

  • Why I brought Ibrahimovic to Manchester United – Mourinho explains

    Why I brought Ibrahimovic to Manchester United – Mourinho explains

    Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho, has hailed the quality of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who officially joined the club on Friday.

    Mourinho who was signed for the Red Devils this summer, says the Swedish striker will help his team win trophies next season.

    “Zlatan needs no introduction. The statistics speak for themselves. Ibra is one of the best strikers in the world and a player who always gives 100 per cent,” Mourinho said.

    Ibrahimovic has won major titles in Italy, Spain, Holland and France, an […]

  • Mourinho signs Manchester United contract

    Mourinho signs Manchester United contract

    Jose Mourinho has signed his contract to become the new manager of Manchester United, according to Sky Sports.

    The Portuguese put pen to paper at a central London hotel at around 5pm on Thursday to succeed Louis van Gaal as the new boss at Old Trafford.

    Sky Sports reports Mourinho returned home at 5.20pm with documents in his hand and a bottle of red wine, having met with United’s executive vice chairman Ed Woodward to complete the deal.

    Mourinho symbolically wore a black […]

  • Jose Mourinho Congratulate Leicester & Claudio Ranieri On Talking The EPL Title From Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho Congratulate Leicester & Claudio Ranieri On Talking The EPL Title From Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho has congratulated Claudio Ranieri and his Leicester City team, after they clinched their historic Premier League title win.

    The Foxes were confirmed as the new English champions, following Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.

    Mourinho, who won the title with Chelsea last season, told CAA Sports: “I want to congratulate everyone connected to Leicester; players, staff, owners and fans.

    “I lost my title to Claudio Ranieri and it is with incredible emotion that I live this magic moment in […]

  • Mourinho suffered for trusting us too much – Fabregas

    Mourinho suffered for trusting us too much – Fabregas

    Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has admitted former manager Jose Mourinho paid with his job for trusting the players “too much.”

    The Portuguese left the club in December with the Blues struggling at the wrong end of the Barclays Premier League after losing nine out of 16 games.

    The 2015 champions are now 10th — 16 points outside the Champions League places — and Fabregas said he and his Chelsea team-mates “let him down.”

    “I have huge respect for him — we still keep […]

  • I do not have a contract with Manchester United – says Mourinho

    I do not have a contract with Manchester United – says Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho insists he does not have a contract with Manchester United to take over as the club’s manager next season.

    Mourinho has been heavily tipped to become United manager next season as Louis van Gaal appears set for another trophy-less campaign.

    It was widely reported Mourinho had already signed a pre-contract at Old Trafford, but the former Chelsea boss said there was no such deal in place.

    “[Van Gaal] is my friend, I worked with him for a few years,” the Portuguese […]

  • I want new job in a place ‘where I’m truly wanted’ – says Mourinho

    I want new job in a place ‘where I’m truly wanted’ – says Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho has outlined what he wants out of his next job, saying he wants to lead a club in “a difficult league” and “where I am truly wanted.”

    Chelsea sacked Mourinho in December, just seven months after they won the Premier League title. He has been without a job since, though he has been repeatedly linked to replacing Louis van Gaal at Manchester United.

    But Mourinho left his options open while aiming some veiled comments towards his former employers as he […]

  • Manchester United is the right move for Mourinho, says Cudicini

    Manchester United is the right move for Mourinho, says Cudicini

    A move to Manchester United would be the logical step for Jose Mourinho, according to former Chelsea goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini.

    Mourinho has been hotly tipped to replace Louis van Gaal this summer and the Italian, who won two Premier League titles and two FA Cup trophies during his 10 years at Stamford Bridge, insists his former boss would be a good fit for United.

    “It is a great team and he is a great manager, so why not? But I don’t know […]

  • My Problem With Jose Mourinho – Mikel Obi Explains

    My Problem With Jose Mourinho – Mikel Obi Explains

    John Mikel Obi has criticised Jose Mourinho, saying the former Chelsea manager failed to believe in him during the pair’s time together at Stamford Bridge.

    The Nigerian only made five Premier League appearances for Mourinho prior to the Portuguese coach’s dismissal in December but his successor – interim boss Guus Hiddink – has used the midfielder a lot more.

    Mikel has turned out 13 times in the league under Hiddink and credits the Dutchman for showing faith in his abilities.

    But he did […]

  • Jose Mourinho labels referee as ‘weak and naive’ after draw in Kiev

    Jose Mourinho labels referee as ‘weak and naive’ after draw in Kiev

     

    Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho, has said that the referee was “weak and naive”, for failing to award his side a penalty, in their 0-0 draw at Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday night.

    The Blues felt they deserved a spot-kick in the first half, after Cesc Fabregas was challenged in the area by Serhiy Rybalka, but the officials waved play on.

    Mourinho told BT Sport afterwards: “The referee was weak and naive with the penalty.
    “I cannot understand what the referee behind the goal does, […]