Deco hails winning mentality of Chelsea boss Mourinho

Former Chelsea midfielder Deco will never hear criticism of Jose Mourinho. Deco played for Mourinho at Porto.

Former Chelsea midfielder Deco will never hear criticism of Jose Mourinho.

Deco played for Mourinho at Porto.

"He was a great coach, but above all that, a friend off the pitch," Deco told the Daily Mail. "I think he has changed as a coach, because it’s a different game now.

"He’s taught me many, many things. When he came to Porto he brought a new mentality. Many players didn’t believe it was possible to win the Champions League.

"I’ll never forget that.

"We had a good team but his narrow-mindedness showed us how to do well and win the big games."

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