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Mourinho disagrees with Dier's comment about Arteta

Thu 03 December 2020 | 17:10

Ahead of the upcoming north London derby, Eric Dier praised rival's coach and Jose Mourinho has reacted.

Dier

had an interview and claimed that

Arteta

is the best young manager in Europe.

“They’ve got a lot of quality in their team and I think they’ve got a very exciting young manager,”

said Dier.

“I think he’s maybe the most – personally, obviously, I’m not on the inside! – but from what I see, the most exciting young manager in Europe, for sure.”

However, it is not surprising that

Jose Mourinho

, the master of mind games has reacted to Dier’s claims. He is not much agree with the English defender. Mourinho was then asked about Dier’s comments by Sky Sports and he was more reluctant to pile praise on the Spaniard.

Mourinho replied:

“I don’t want to go in that direction.

“I don’t know them all and it’s very hard to say that. He won already an important competition in the first few months of his career, that we cannot deny.

“And to be the Arsenal coach, you have to be good. If you are not good, you are not there.

“So yes I think Mikel is a good coach, but I want to respect the others. Especially the others that I don’t know well. And probably they are also very, very talented.”

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