Carvalho: Mourinho hasn't lost his qualities, but players have more power now

marca.com, 9 August 2020, 17:10
Carvalho: Mourinho hasn

Ricardo Carvalho, now assistant to Andre Villas-Boas at Marseille, is confident that Jose Mourinho will return to his standing as one of football's best coaches.

The former centre-back worked under his compatriot at Chelsea and Real Madrid, but he noted that Mourinho must accept that the power that footballers have nowadays.

The French newspaper L'Equipe stated that the Tottenham Hotspur manager has lost his 'magic and mojo', but Carvalho disagrees.

"Urm... no, I don't think he's lost his qualities," Carvalho told The Daily Mail.

"I think now the football is very different.

"The players have changed and they have more power.

"The players change how they act and Mourinho now has to accept that's the way it is.

"Sometimes, the problem comes from the way in which the players don't accept who he is - he is like that because he wants to achieve and wants to win trophies.

"You have to accept the way Mourinho works.

"So, I think he knows his own way and he has been successful every year.

"I think it's more a question of time in the beginning... and then he will get results."

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