Thu 26 January 2023 | 14:58

"Jose Mourinho is still number one", says Inter legend Sneijder

Former Inter star Wesley Sneijder believes Jose Mourinho is still the best manager in the world.

Jose Mourinho

who has won 26 trophies as a manager celebrates his 60th birthday on Thursday. The Portuguese has won eight league titles during his career in Portugal, England, Italy, and Spain.

He has won a total of 13 domestic trophies. Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager has also won two Champions League and two Europa League.

Wesley Sneijder, who was part of Mourinho's treble-winning season with


 in 2009-10, said Mourinho is still number one.

"I have great memories of him, especially when we won the Champions League. He was very determined and so confident we would win that match,"

he told Stats Perform.

"He knows exactly how to behave with his players on the pitch but especially off it. As I said before, with him there was no need for a chairman, he protected all the players.

"For me, he is still number one."

After Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham, he joined Roma in 2021. Roma finished in sixth-place in Serie A and won the UEFA Conference League under Mourinho last season.


is in fifth place this season, and Sneijder said they have a great opportunity to finish in the top-four.

"Of course, he is doing well there. As you said, Milan, Inter and Juventus with all their problems are a bit in trouble now, so this is the right moment [for Roma],

" he added.

"But there is Napoli now who are doing great in Serie A and in the Champions League. It will be hard to beat Napoli, but Roma can beat all the others."

source: SportMob

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