Maradona hails Mourinho as the best

Maradona hails Mourinho as the best

Maradona says Inter Milan made a wise choice in appointing Jose Mourinho.

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  • Last Updated: January 15, 2009, 7:13 PM IST
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New Delhi: Football legend Diego Maradona has praised Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho, calling him the best.

Maradona has told Inter Milan President Massimo Moratti that he made a wise choice in appointing Jose Mourinho as coach of the Nerazzurri.

During a visit to their training ground in Milan, the Argentina coach revealed his admiration for Inter Milan and the way the club are run.

Former Chelsea manager Mourinho took over at the club last summer from the triple Scudetto winner Roberto Mancini, and he has done very well since his arrival, with Inter at the top of Serie A and through to the last 16 of the Champions League.

Maradona told the Inter Channel, "Moratti is a fine man and has led Inter to the top. Then this summer he hired Mourinho, the coach who without doubt I would have chosen if I had been chairman."

The legendary Napoli number ten added, "It was the best possible appointment and I told Moratti when I spoke to him. Jose has everything, he can speak to the players, the press, the locker room. For me, he is the best."

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