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Sport Mourinho tells what he said to Zlatan before he signed for Barça in 2009

15:41  23 may  2020
15:41  23 may  2020 Source:   90min.com

Mourinho reveals what he slipped into Guardiola's ear during the Barça-Inter in 2010

 Mourinho reveals what he slipped into Guardiola's ear during the Barça-Inter in 2010 © Provided by Sofoot A real slack. Ten years after the coronation of Inter during the Champions League 2009-2010, José Mourinho remembers the most beautiful memories of this fabulous epic this Friday, in the columns of the Gazzetta dello Sport . Special One returns in particular at length to the semi-final against Barça. Winners 3-1 on the first leg at San Siro, the Milanese had been reduced to ten from the 28th minute on the return, following a bad move by Thiago Motta on Sergio Busquets.

Mourinho stated that he was surprised with how Barcelona bench were celebrating a player being red carded and their joy forced him to warn Pep Guardiola. “Guardiola called over Zlatan Ibrahimovic to talk about tactics: tactics in playing 11 against 10. So I just said to him , 'Don't party yet, this game is

Jose Mourinho has revealed what he told Pep Guardiola during the second leg of the Champions League So I just said to him , 'Don't party yet, this game is not over'.” Despite Barca recording a 1-0 win While Mourinho 's tactics are often criticised for being too pragmatic and not as entertaining to

More than ten years later, José Mourinho looked back on the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Inter Milan in Barcelona, ​​while the Special One was about to experience one of the best seasons of his coaching career. In the summer of 2009, Inter were the dominant club in Serie A and came out of four consecutive Italian champion titles. The Swedish giant, 27 at the time, is the leader of this team and is a coveted striker across Europe. Very ambitious, the striker decides to join the ...

  Mourinho raconte ce qu'il a dit à Zlatan avant qu'il ne signe au Barça en 2009 © Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

More than ten years later, José Mourinho returned to the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Inter Milan in Barcelona, ​​while Special One was preparing to live one of the most beautiful seasons of his coaching career.

Steven Pienaar, Zlatan and the Ajax coach in flames

 Steven Pienaar, Zlatan and the Ajax coach in flames © Supplied by Sofoot Steven Pienaar During his young years at Ajax, Steven Pienaar was marked by a trip to Groningen. The day before the match, at the hotel, the South African shared the room with Van der Vaart and Ibrahimović. The three lads watch TV after dinner and fall asleep, but they are woken up at one in the morning when someone knocks on the door.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has never been short of confidence and now the former Internazionale owner Massimo Moratti has revealed what the Swede said to his team-mates as he “ He was getting on a plane to Barcelona to sign for Barça after the last training with the team and he said : ‘It has been

Two perfectionists who want things done their way, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jose Mourinho were But that mutual appreciation society only blossomed when Ibrahimovic left Mourinho ’s Inter and joined Pep Guardiola at Barcelona in 2009 . And although Ibrahimovic signed for Barca he lasted a season.

In the summer of 2009, Inter is the dominant club in Serie A and has won four consecutive Italian champion titles. The Swedish giant, 27 at the time, is the leader of this team and is a coveted striker across Europe. Very ambitious, the striker decides to join Barça to aim for the coronation in Champions League . It is then transferred for the sum of 50 million euros + Samuel Eto'o who goes the opposite way.

The big, full-power strikes by Zlatan was that something ?? ☄️ pic.twitter.com/CBvFAgEnNQ

- 60SecondsFoot (@ 60secondsF) May 23, 2020 Mourinho: "We were worried"

Asked by Gazzetta Dello Sport about this episode, José Mourinho revealed his concern and what he said to his future ex-player during his last days with the Nerazzuri.

"He entered the locker room after a friendly match and said he was leaving because he had to win the Champions League. My Italian assistants were panicked and said that it would be impossible to win without him. His teammates did not want to "We were worried, it's true, and I was too. But I told him, almost jokingly, that maybe we would win after he left." José Mourinho

An anecdote that can make you smile knowing the outcome of this 2009-2010 season, historic for Inter Milan with the treble Champions League - Serie A - Italian Cup. Winner of Bayern Munich in the C1 final, Mourinho's men also and above all eliminated Barça of Ibrahimovic in the semi-final after an epic double confrontation.

For its part, the Swedish striker will see his Barcelona adventure end prematurely and join AC Milan the following season. He will never know success in the biggest European competition and will find Mourinho at Manchester United in 2016, with whom he will nevertheless win a Europa League in 2017.

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