Chelsea boss Mourinho feels "betrayed" by Sir Alex over Man Utd snub
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho feels "betrayed" by Sir Alex Ferguson after seeing David Moyes offered the Manchester United job, it is claimed. The revelations appear in a new book released tomorrow about Mourinho's time in Madrid by Spanish journalist Diego Torres entitled 'Preparense Para Perder' (Prepare To Lose).
Serialised in El Pais, Torres writes: "Mourinho, fed by his devoted agent [Jorge Mendes] believed that [Sir Alex] Ferguson, as well as an ally, was his friend and Godfather.
"He was convinced that they enjoyed a friendship of genuine trust. He thought that his fabulous collection of titles, two European Cups, seven League Cups and four in four different countries, constituted an endorsement no other candidate had.
"When he learnt he had chosen Moyes, Mou was incredulous. He screamed: 'But he's won nothing!'"
Torres adds: "They were the most miserable hours of Mourinho in his time as manager of Real Madrid. Between dozing and waking he had a mobile glued to his ear, seeking clarification during the night of the 7th and the morning of May 8."