Jose Mourinho snubs Mikel, Zlatan, others in best XI

Jose Mourinho’s managerial career has seen him manage some of the top clubs in Europe, including Benfica, Uniao de Leiria, Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Tottenham.

The Portuguese have coached the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid, Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan, and Frank Lampard at Chelsea.

But according to his list, former Chelsea and Super Eagles midfielder, John Mikel Obi, does not fit into his all-time best XI players he has managed in his career so far.

Mourinho also snubbed Zlatan Ibrahimovic – a striker he coached at Inter Milan and Manchester United.

Other Top names include Wesley Sneijder, Marcelo, Maicon, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Xabi Alonso, Deco.

Below is Mourinho’s all-time best XI:

Goalkeeper: Petr Cech

Defenders: Javier Zanetti, John Terry, Ricardo Carvalho, William Gallas

Midfielders: Claude Makelele, Frank Lampard, Mesut Ozil, Eden Hazard

Forwards: Didier Drogba, Cristiano Ronaldo.

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