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Real Madrid boss Mourinho confident Rodgers will do well with Liverpool

Jose Mourinho says he would love to see Brendan Rodgers achieve success with Liverpool.

The Northern Irish tactician spent time under Mourinho during his Chelsea days and now the Real Madrid boss wants him to do well in his new role at Anfield following his cross from Swansea City.

"Brendan was a young guy when he started working at Chelsea. He had lots of energy, lots of enthusiasm, very good ideas," he told BBC Radio Five Live.

"He was learning but also showing his ideas, sharing things.

"I enjoyed very much working with Brendan and we keep in touch. I am not saying every day or every week, but we keep in touch a lot because it's the kind of feeling we want to keep forever.

"I want him to be a success, to keep doing things well. I am so happy they [he and new West Brom boss Steve Clarke] are on top."

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