Jose Mourinho has picked his all-time best eleven from the players he has managed during his career so far, and unsurprisingly there are a plethora of world-class players who make the list.
The Portuguese coach’s journey so far has seen him manage Benfica, Uniao de Leiria, Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.
In that time, he has won league titles in Portugal, England, Italy and Spain, while also being crowned European Champions on two occasions.
It came as little surprise that no Tottenham player made the list considering Mourinho has only been in North London for a few months but there was one Arsenal star who made the cut – Mesut Ozil, who shined under Mourinho at Real Madrid.
In fact, the eleven Mourinho picked was dominated by players from Chelsea, with him having managed eight of the eleven in one of his two spells at Stamford Bridge.
Here was the dream 11 that the Spurs boss picked as reported by AS:
Javier Zanetti, John Terry, Ricardo Carvalho, William Gallas
Claude Makelele, Frank Lampard
Mesut Ozil, Eden Hazard, Cristiano Ronaldo
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It is interesting to note that no Manchester United player made the cut either, which tells you that Jose was picking based on the collective success these teams achieved as well. Let’s hope that he wins a couple of trophies at Spurs and the likes of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min force themselves into his ‘dream eleven’ by the end of his reign at the club.
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