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The best is yet to come from Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid are through to the next stage of the Champions League as expected but they will need to up their performance levels ahead of the first knock out round.
The Spanish champions have done enough to progress from a group that also included the champions of Germany, England and Holland. They finished with a record of three wins, two draws and a single defeat.
Their attacking play was superb with 15 goals scored but the defence will be a big concern as nine goals were conceded. The only defeat during the group stage came away to Borussia Dortmund.
The side need to tighten up defensively because there is barely any room to recover over a two leg knock out tie. A bad match could see Real Madrid out of the tournament which will heap even more pressure onto Jose Mourinho.
Mourinho has proven himself to be very shrewd tactically through these group games which suggests Real Madrid won’t be looking to set ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jose Mourinho has refused to comment on speculation that he will leave Real Madrid at the end of the season.
Reports in the Spanish media on Monday said that Mourinho was planning to leave the Spanish champions in the summer.
However, the 49-year-old batted away questions over his future during the press conference for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Ajax .
Jose Mourinho‘s will be the most closely watched transfer saga of the coming months — a unique feat for someone who is not even a soccer player.
The Real Madrid manager’s relationship with club president Florentino Perez has gotten so bad that the two have agreed Mourinho must leave at the end of the season, according to Marca.
“José Mourinho will not continue on the Real...
It is "not certain" that Jose Mourinho will take over as Paris St Germain coach next season, according to club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi.
The Real Madrid boss has been widely tipped to leave his post with the Spanish champions at the end of the season, with PSG touted as a possible destination due to the riches of Al-Khelaifi and his Qatar Sports Investments consortium...
Why are Mourinho and CR criticised at Real Madrid? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo are two of the most high profile individuals linked with Real Madrid. One is the boss and the other is the star player; so why don’t they enjoy absolutely perfect relationships with the club?
There has always been friction between the club and Mourinho because...
Real Madrid & José Mourinho: Separation by mutual consent? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comMy Way – one of Ol’ Blue Eyes alias Frank Sinatra’s signature songs is perhaps the best description for The Special One’s probable exit from the Casa Blanca.
And now the end is near; and so I face the final curtain
– My Way, Frank Sinatra
Who knows if Jose Mourinho is...
All signs point to manager Jose Mourinho leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season, and the club is busy identifying candidates to replace him.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has established a four-point criteria that a potential manager must meet, and two managers — Carlo Ancelotti and Joachim Low – fit the bill, according to Marca.
“There is only one strict...
Relations between Mourinho and Florentino reach breaking point? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe Spanish newspaper Marca reports of rifts between the Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho and the club president Florentino Perez.
Moreover, the newspaper claims that Mourinho will be on his way out at the end of this La Liga season. Some of the reasons stated for the rift are:
Cape Verde Lucio Antunes will understand Jose Mourinho for tips
Cape Verde Islands have turned to the ‘Special One’ for inspiration as they prepare for their debut at next month’s African Nations Cup finals in South Africa.
The island archipelago has sent national team coach Lucio Antunes to spend this week in Madrid shadowing Real’s Jose Mourinho where he hopes to pick up...