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City fans poke fun at Jose Mourinho as Portuguese’s former stars rule the roost

City fans poke fun at Jose Mourinho as Portuguese’s former stars rule the roost

Jose Mourinho must be feeling just a little bit silly at the moment.

While his Manchester United side are currently second in the Premier League, and he enjoyed relative success with the Red Devils last year – old mistakes are coming back to haunt him.

The former Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid manager has an unwanted record of letting young talent slip through his fingers, nowhere more so than at his time at Stamford Bridge where he displayed a well documented refusal to trust in youth players.


Had he known quite what those players would become however, Mourinho might have had second thoughts.

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah have been the two outstanding players this season, with both already being hotly tipped to scoop the PFA Player of the Year award.

De Bruyne has been the enigmatic engine room for City’s unstoppable march towards the Premier League title and is the league’s top assist provider with 14. Salah on the other hand has proved an unstoppable scoring machine – the new King of Egypt has knocked a sensational 30 goals already this season as Liverpool look to secure top four football and make their mark in Europe.

What do both have in common? The dazzling duo were both let go by Jose Mourinho during his time at Chelsea.

Jose might be kicking himself, but the City and Liverpool fans seem not to care too much …