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Ex-Chelsea star Maniche: My start with Mourinho wasn't the best

Former Porto and Chelsea star Maniche has recalled playing for Jose Mourinho.

Maniche worked with Roma coach Mourinho at Chelsea, Benfica and Porto.

And he admits the pair didn't get along when Mourinho was beginning his senior career at Benfica.

Maniche told Four Four Two: "We didn't start very well.

"At Benfica, he had me running around the field in training. And then he said: 'In 40 minutes, you've only done two laps - you're in very, very bad shape'. Then he laughed."

Despite this season, Maniche says Mourinho was the best coach of his career.


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