Mourinho replies Benitez on Madrid job

  Posted: 22 Dec 12, 09:50

By: Akinbode Oguntuyi

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has taken take aim at old enemy Rafael Benitez, after the claim by Rafa that he may take over at Madrid next season.

The duo have a long standing rivalry from their time working in England and Benitez – currently in interim charge of Mourinho’s old club Chelsea – had appeared to suggest that he could be in line to succeed the Portuguese in Madrid next summer.

- I do not know where he will go. But as a fan of Chelsea, I hope that during the game against Corinthians he was not thinking of Madrid. Mourinho said

The ‘Special One’ was then refused to be drawn into an argument about the current state of things at Madrid, with Barcelona 13 points ahead at the top of La Liga.

- I have more experience of victories than defeat. I’ve had 400 games and only lost 10 per cent of them, so I have to adapt to this situation.

- What is happening is the fault of those who won the League. Everyone is guilty. Everyone must find motivation so that we can improve. 

Madrid will face Malaga in another testy tie on Saturday


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