Leverkusen: Alonso and the contribution of Mourinho – Football
Before facing Jos Mourinho’s AS Roma this Thursday in the Europa League All semi-final, Bayer Leverkusen coach Xabi Alonso paid tribute to his former coach at Real Madrid. The Spanish technician spoke of the contribution of the Special One to his career as a player and then as a manager.
« I’ve always said that I learned from all my coaches, but obviously it was from Mourinho that I learned how to be a leader, convincing a team to fight for the same goal. Jos is very, very good at I have good memories with him for three years in Madrid, but when the game starts, I focus on what is happening on the pitch, » the ex-Madridista told a press conference.
Will the student succeed in overcoming this confrontation?