Jose Mourinho claims he understands why Wenger failed to mention him in book

Jose Mourinho claims he understands why Wenger failed to mention him in book

- Jose Mourinho has once again hit out at former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

-The Arsenal legend has just released his new book, however he didn’t mention Mourinho

- Former Chelsea boss Mourinho claimed Wenger omitted his name because ‘he never beat me’

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Jose Mourinho has taken a swipe on former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman failed to mention his name in new book that was recently released.

The Tottenham manager stated that he understands perfectly why Wenger omitted his name in the new book claiming it’s because ‘he never beat me’.

Mourinho boasts about his achievement against the tactician because he won most of their games when both managers faced-off.

He said, as quoted by Dailymail:

“It's because he never beat me,' smiled Tottenham boss Mourinho, when asked why he didn't feature in Wenger's autobiography My Life in Red and White.

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“A book is a thing to make you happy and make you proud so I understand perfectly the situation."

Both managers are famous for their explosive bitter rivalry which dates back to 2004 when Jose first arrived the Premier League to manage Chelsea.

It was a time Arsenal, under Wenger, were the best team in England having just won the Premier League without losing a game, thereby creating history.

Jose Mourinho claims he understands why Arsene Wenger failed to mention him in new book
Jose Mourinho and and Arsene Wenger have been rivals since 2004. Photo: David Price
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‘The Special One’ then won the title having inspired Chelsea to the Premier League glory for the first time in their history.

Recall that Jose branded Wenger a ‘specialist in failure’ and his Chelsea team beat Arsenal 6-0 to wreck Wenger's 1,000th match in charge of the club he served for 22 years.

The animosity thawed slightly in their later years, but it appears that their rivalry has just been taken unto another level.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Mauricio Pochettino has been out of job since November 2019 after he was relieved of his duties at Tottenham, barely six months after guiding the club to the Champions League final.

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Reports have it that Manchester United have contacted the tactician over possible replacement of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford.

It was gathered that Poch was also considered for the Manchester United job last year before Solskjaer was eventually handed the job.

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