Clarkeâ€™s Stamford Bridge reunion with Mourinho on Saturday offers him another chance to step out of his mentorâ€™s shadow.
â€śIn all my time working with him, Iâ€™ve seen him have just two sips of red wine,â€ť he admitted. â€śHopefully, we will get a chance to have a quick five minutes.
â€śCertainly Mourinho was one of my mentors. It was good for me at that time in my career. He gave me good ideas, showed me a different way to work â€“ a way of working which was more global. You could do everything on the pitch within the training session: The tactical, technical, physical, psychological.
â€śMore contact, more possession, more technical exercises with the ball. There was less separate running, more strategic running.
â€śI donâ€™t think Iâ€™ve copied Joseâ€™s style. Iâ€™m very different, quiet. I can be quite reserved, definitely not a shouter.â€ť
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