Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has paid tribute to Tito Vilanova after his passing.

Mourinho clashed with the former Barcelona coach during his time in charge of Real Madrid.

He said on Chelsea's Twitter account: "Tito Vilanova's passing is a sad day for football, for Barcelona and most importantly for his family and friends.

"On behalf of everybody at Chelsea Football Club I send my deepest condolences at this most difficult time."

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