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Mourinho Reveals Who He Wants To Win Chelsea Vs Real Madrid Champions League Clash

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Mourinho Reveals Who He Wants To Win Chelsea Vs Real Madrid Champions League Clash
Mourinho Reveals Who He Wants To Win Chelsea Vs Real Madrid Champions League Clash

Jose Mourinho has risked angering Chelsea fans by declaring he wants Real Madrid to win the Champions League – insisting they are ‘close to his heart’.

The Blues have been drawn against Los Blancos in the quarter-finals of the European Cup – the third season in a row they will have faced the Spanish side.

Mourinho achieved success at both Stamford Bridge and the Bernabeu, where he won eight major honours in west London – including three Premier League titles across his two spells.

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Meanwhile, the Portuguese professional football manager guided Los Blancos to LaLiga and Copa del Rey glory during his three-year stay in the Spanish capital.

And it is the LaLiga giants that he is hoping win a record-extending 15th Champions League crown.

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After Roma sealed their place in the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday night, the Special One opened up his friendship with Real manager Carlo Ancelotti.

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Chelsea fans may not be pleased with Jose Mourinho’s recent statement expressing his desire for Real Madrid to win the Champions League, as he considers them to be “close to his heart.”

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This comes as the Blues are set to face Los Blancos in the quarter-finals of the competition, marking the third consecutive season they will be facing each other.

Mourinho is no stranger to success, having achieved major honours at both Stamford Bridge and the Bernabeu.

During his time in west London, he won eight titles, including three Premier League championships across two spells.

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Similarly, he guided Real Madrid to La Liga and Copa del Rey glory during his three-year stint in the Spanish capital.

Given his history with both clubs, it is understandable why Mourinho has a soft spot for Real Madrid and hopes they will win their 15th Champions League title.

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In fact, he even shared his friendship with Real manager Carlo Ancelotti after Roma secured their spot in the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday night.

Speaking before the Champions League quarter-final draw, he said: “There is a club that is close to my heart and there is a manager who is my friend.

“Real Madrid are great and Carlo Ancelotti is great!

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“Hopefully they will go on in this way to win the final.”

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Inter Milan, another one of Jose Mourinho’s former teams, is also still in the Champions League and will be facing Benfica for a chance to advance to the last four.

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Mourinho led Inter to victory in the European Cup in 2010, where they defeated Bayern Munich 2-0 in the final.

On the other hand, Mourinho’s relationship with Chelsea supporters has been strained after he took over as manager of Manchester United following his departure from Chelsea.

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