Jose Mourinho sat down with Sir Alex Ferguson and Cristiano Ronaldo last Wednesday afternoon in a Salford hotel where Real Madrid were staying. Manchester United use the same hotel before home games, all the players in one place, tucked up in bed or attached to their electronic consoles and not causing mischief.
The mood was relaxed and convivial: all three like and respect each other, a triumvirate of workaholics who've excelled at the highest level in their profession. They have a mutual connection in the agent Jorge Mendes too. They talked football — who is happy, who is not, who is playingRead More »from Mourinho has one eye on post-Madrid career