Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Ozil enjoys playing under coach Jose Mourinho.

Ozil has enjoyed playing under the former Porto coach.

"Mourinho builds my confidence and I've become a more intelligent player on the pitch thanks to him," he told Kicker magazine.

"I'm very grateful to him for helping me recover my potential.

"He speaks to me often and supports me. He shows me I'm an important player for him on this team."