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Real Madrid boss Mourinho: You could fill newspapers every day with people criticising me

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho denies he's shielding his players from the media.

Since January, only Emmanuel Adebayor has appeared for a scheduled media conference in Madrid.

"It's what you want," declared Mourinho. "The players here are not part of a communication strategy, I do not attack anyone, nor defend, I go to the press conference and say normal things.

"I think you hear plenty from the players during the week, with games in the mixed zone, pre-match and post-match. You have so many things that I do not think that you may need a lot.

"And of course, if you write about all the people who criticise me, you'll have 20 pages filled in your newspaper every day."

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