Mourinho’s response? “One thing is for certain”. Their arguments only intensified following a series of high-profile Champions League matches – most notably the semi-finals in 2005 and 2007 – and several years of working around Europe doesn’t appear to have eased relations.
Montse Benitez, the wife of the former Liverpool manager, claimed that they are always ‘tidying up Mourinho’s messes’ during an interview with La Region, following Rafa’s appointment as Real Madrid head coach.
“We’re cleaning up the messes left by our friend”, she said, jokingly. “It is basically top notch for every individual if you find yourself functioning over-time, whenever the participants going to have a twice courses and you may notice the commitment”. Jose reacts to Inter winning the 2010 Club World Cup a few months after his departure.
Jose Mourinho sees the 21-year-old as a potential long-term successor to John Terry and, although the Chelsea captain remains integral to the club’s starting XI, there is the acknowledgement at Stamford Bridge that now is the time to test Everton’s resolve.
“The lady is a bit confused”, Mourinho said, quoted by several national newspapers.
The 55-year-old made the move to the Santiago Bernabeu – replacing Carlo Ancelotti – making it the third club he has succeeded Mourinho at having previously taken charge at Inter Milan and Chelsea. “If she takes care of her husband’s diet, she will not have any time to talk about me”.
Killing the sexist and weightist birds with the one stone.
James Rodriguez scored a stunning late free-kick in his first appearance under Rafael Benitez as Real Madrid eased to a 3-0 victory over Inter in their first worldwide Champions Cup game in China.
“Coming back midway through last season as I had to do and not play, then play was far more complicated”, he said. This club has given me so much and I now have the confidence of the new coach. “It was a good pre-season game for us, I think (for) both teams and also for the public”.