Christian Chivu has stated that Jose Mourinho is the best coach that he has ever worked with in his career.
He played under him at Inter Milan, and he said that he is the best person when it comes to managing his players.
He said that Mourinho knows how to motivate his players and that he knows how to make them play for him. Chivu said that the Portuguese manager knows how to talk to his players and make sure that they give their best on the pitch.
He said that Jose Mourinho makes you believe as a player that you are the best in the world and that you can beat anyone. He said that it was very easy to play for a manager like this as he does not overcomplicate things.
He said that even when they played against a team such as Barcelona which was superior to them both technically and tactically, he made his players believe that they were the best in the world and that they could win. The results were that they managed to beat the Spanish club and ended up winning the Champions League. Continue reading “Chivu on Mourinho”
Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has accused the Red Devils set-up of commitment issues as the team struggles to make as much impact as expected this term.
The Portuguese tactician is obviously frustrated at the players and called them out publicly of recent.
“Smalling doesn’t fell he can play 100 percent with his pain. Shaw told me this morning he was not in the condition to play so we had to build a defensive line. There is a difference between the brave that will be there at any cost and the ones that a little pain can make a difference,” Mourinho said despite the victory against Swansea before the international break.
Mourinho would easily remember when he had players that were ready to go all the way for him during his Porto days. Mourinho had a team that was hungry for success, and it was obvious at the extent that they would go. When Inter Milan did the treble in 2010, the team’s drive, concentration and sacrifice obviously ensured they were crowned champions all over. Continue reading “MOURINHO ACCUSE UNITED PLAYERS OF COMMITMENT ISSUES”
Romania head into the Euro 2016 tournament in France with a leaderless crop of players.
Ever since the likes of Cristian Chivu and Adrian Mutu retired from international football, supporters have watched the current crop churn out dismal performances. Romania is set to take on France, Albania and Switzerland in Group A at Euro starting in a few days.
Romania would have it difficult qualifying from the group though there are expectations that they qualify for the next round at the continental tournament. The results of the pre tournament warm up games were not very impressive, playing a 1-1 draw against DR Congo before losing 4-3 to Ukraine in Italy last month. The two results broke the hearts of the fans and revealed the team’s limiting abilities. It brought back the fears ahead of their opener with France on June 10.
Their star player Cordoba’s Florin Andone was amazing at the second tier of Spanish football, scoring 21 goals last season. He has attracted several from La Liga clubs ahead of next season. The 23-year-old is hungry and always ready to put up a fight. He has had a rapid rise moving from third tier football in 2014 since getting promotion to Cordoba’s first team. Manager Anghel Iordanescu will be hoping he brings his best in France. Continue reading “THE LEADERLESS GENERATION OF ROMANIA HEAD TO EURO 2016”
Roberto Mancini ended his managerial career with Inter Milan back in May of 2008 after the coach was able to win 3 successive Serie A titles as well 2 Coppa Italia and 2 SupercoppaItaliana. It took him 4 years to secure all of these pieces of silverware and this period of time was a memorable one for Mancini and Inter Milan as the Italian side was the best team in Italy.
Things have slowly begin to fall apart for Inter Milan as they have struggled trying to win major titles in these past few years. Mancini was even called back as he made his return to the Giuseppe Meazza with hopes of turning Inter Milan into the dominant club that they once were some years ago.
The 50 year old Italian manager is well aware that things have changed ever since he left Inter Milan and making a return to the club is a big challenge as there are many things that need to be done.
“It’s not easy at this moment. It’s not easy because we are working very well, but the results are so-so, and, you know, Inter is a top club. The supporters want to win every game. At this moment it’s difficult, and this is a very big challenge for me. To come back to Inter is the biggest challenge,” Inter Milan’s Roberto Mancini said.
Inter Milan is positioned in the middle section of the Italian League standings after having secured 41 points in 30 matches, it’s not the most impressive record of the club as they have struggled trying to snatch consistent victories. Continue reading “Roberto Mancini ended his managerial career with Inter Milan”