Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/20/13
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Frank Lampard has praised the man-management style of former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho ahead of the Portuguese's expected return to Stamford Bridge this summer. Midfielder Lampard, 34, won five major domestic trophies under Mourinho when the self-styled Special One was in charge from 2004 to 2007. And Lampard, who recently became Chelsea's record goalscorer, is making no secret of his admiration for his former boss, who is expected to leave Real Madrid imminently. Lampard told TalkSPORT: "It's a presence and an aura and a way with people. "He galvanises people. His own self-confidence reflects back on his teams. He did that to me personally. "Tactically he's fantastic. He's very astute. As a team he sets you up brilliantly. "But what he does is he gets the best out of players and gets this togetherness that I'd never known until he came to the club and I haven't seen it again since then. "He might rub people up the wrong way. [But] as a manager, he's brilliant with his team,...
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