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Mourinho is just what Real needed, says Zidane

MADRID (AFP) - Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho, who Real Madrid poached from Inter Milan at the end of last season, is just what the Spanish giants needed, the club's former French midfielder Zinedine Zidane said in an interview published Wednesday.

"The team needed a change, of a coach with personality, a firm hand, and I think he fits that profile," he told sports daily Marca in South Africa where he is sponsoring a youth competition.

"For me Jose Mourinho was what Real Madrid needed," he added. "I have much trust in Mourinho, as well as in the players which we have because the majority are young and they have much quality."

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Maradona4378d ago

agree with Zidane. Mourinho is top 3 in the world