José Mourinho Reveals Why He Was In Croatia Yesterday
Posted by Bryan | Published on March 25, 2017
Manchester United boss José Mourinho has revealed he was ‘visiting friends’ in Croatia yesterday, amidst speculation he was scouting players as Croatia took on Ukraine yesterday.
Amongst those playing were Ivan Rakitic and Ivan Perisic, who have both been linked with a move to Manchester United in the past. Mourinho’s appearance in Zagreb had fans talking, however,the Portuguese says he wasn’t in Croatia to scout players, but to spend time with friends and enjoy the weather.
“I have no hidden cause,” Mourinho told HNTV.
“I just came to enjoy my free days and visit some friends like Predrag Mijatovic and Davor Suker.”
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“I know everyone believes I came to watch some players, but in football today, you don’t have to travel around in order to see some players, I know all of them well.”
“I came as a person that wants to relax and enjoy the nice weather, unlike the rainy weather in Manchester,” added the 54-year-old.