Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 6/10/13
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Jose Mourinho has hit back at Andres Iniesta after the Barcelona midfielder claimed that he "damaged" Spanish soccer. The former Real Madrid boss gave his first press conference since being unveiled as Chelsea manager today following a contentious three-season spell at the Bernabeu. Mourinho's spell in the capital was littered with controversy including rows with the press, his own players and an unsavory incident where he poked then Barcelona assistant coach Tito Villanova in the eye. It is due to these incidents that many would say the Portuguese left the Madrid under a cloud and Iniesta told El Pais: "He damaged Spanish football, in general more harm than good.'' Real won La Liga with a record points tally in his second year in Spain but Barcelona were champions either side of that triumph and Pep Guardiola also guided the Catalan giants to the Champions League title in 2011. In total Mourinho won three trophies in Spain with Barca claiming seven in the same time period but...
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