By Diego Torres
An explosive and surprising biography of Jose Mourinho - revealing the darkish part of 'the designated one'.
When José Mourinho introduced his go back to English soccer, it sparked celebrations from fanatics and press alike. As essentially the most charismatic figures within the video game, his reappearance might absolutely basically be a great thing…
But is there a darker aspect to the Mourinho? A mischievous, scheming, even tyrannical caliber to the fellow underneath the veneer of charm?
As a part of El Pais, Diego Torres is without doubt one of the most efficient investigative reporters in Spanish soccer, and during this explosive biography of 'the specific one' he uncovers secrets and techniques and lies that might switch the way in which we see Mourinho.
From dodgy dealings to assassinations of gamers either open air and inside of his personal group, and different surprising revelations, arrange To Lose unearths Mourinho as a guy some distance faraway from the hero such a lot of humans contemplate him to be.
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Within the afternoon, the president introduced the termination of Mourinho’s agreement at a crowded press convention. The avid gamers, who the televised speech, notion they can see Pérez’s real intentions in a furtive confession: ‘Maybe, if we’d reached the ultimate of the Champions League, we’d be conversing approximately whatever else …’ Pérez by no means desired to cast off Mourinho. In looking for a reason, he attributed his departure to the Dortmund catastrophe. A catastrophe that he blamed completely on his gamers. In his next defence of Mourinho to the participants, the president stated that what issues at a membership like Madrid isn't really to play in response to notions of fine style yet to get rapid effects. And for that, a tricky trainer who is familiar with tips to lead his flock with an organization hand is needed. whilst requested concerning the pursuit of a footballing philosophy, an idea that may underpin every thing, the reaction was once repeated: ‘Our proposal is to win. ’ In mid-June 2013 Pérez stumbled on himself searching for a trainer to proceed the hunt for los angeles décima. 3 weeks after the departure in their former trainer, court cases all started filtering via from London approximately insurrections one of the Madrid avid gamers and different, unspecified occasions that happened months or maybe years in the past. those have been emitted periodically via Mourinho from Stamford Bridge. It used to be steered that he resented nearly every body who were his subordinate, yet specially the 2 captains, Casillas and Ramos, for having imposed limits on him that the administrators were not able to. ‘The egocentric players,’ acknowledged the Chelsea supervisor, ‘who don't care concerning the membership or the lovers, are a huge challenge. occasionally you come back throughout a few gamers who're now not prepared to just accept a suite of principles and that’s the place problematical relationships begin. ’ those accusations obtained correct less than the Madrid avid gamers’ pores and skin. on account that Mourinho’s departure from Spain, millions of fans began to query their honesty, with out fairly realizing why. someone will be topic to suspicion and for any minor element: Casillas, Ramos, Pepe, Ronaldo, Coentrão, Arbeloa, Khedira, Higuaín, Benzema, Özil, Modrić, Kaká, Varane, Marcelo, Albiol, Callejón, Essien or Alonso; Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian, Argentinian, French or German – all have been doubted, no matter if to take action used to be reasonable or unfair. It was once very unlikely for the typical fan to not suspect whatever if even the president spoke as if those avid gamers had performed anything darkly unlawful. ‘I simply don’t see that there has been a mutiny,’ Pérez acknowledged in a single of the numerous interviews he gave in overdue might. ‘What I do say is that we began this season with rather less starvation, and also you may well see that during the 1st 4 suits, the place we dropped 8 issues. this is often the virtue that Barça had over us on the finish. this can be what produced a truly common response from the trainer to encourage the gamers. simply because, evidently, we had now not began as we should always have. ’ Exempting the executive from lots of the accountability, assigning him to the position of valiant employee at the day of the good catastrophe in Dortmund, within the eyes of the president there have been no grounds to suspect any kind of negligence.