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Super Eagles players who have worked under José Mourinho

José Mourinho may be controversial, but he loves African footballers, and he is one of the most successful football managers in the world. This man is a winner, and he carries that mentality everywhere he goes.

Working under José Mourinho is a privilege because players will learn many things and are most likely to win trophies. It is not easy to work under him because he is very truthful and can openly criticize his players.

These Super Eagles players had the privilege to work under the Portuguese tactician.


1. John Mikel Obi.

Mikel is currently playing in Asia but between 2006-2017, he played for Chelsea football club in England. Mourinho was Mikel's coach on 2 different spells in England, he loves Mikel and speaks highly of him regularly, they won many things together.


2. Joel Obi.

Joel currently plays for Salernitana in Italy, most of the clubs he has played for in his career are Italian clubs. He started his career in 2005 in Inter Milan at the age of 14, and he was there till 2015.

Mourinho was the manager of Inter Milan between 2008-2010 and Obi was under him. When Salernitana played Mourinho's new team, Roma, this season, Mourinho reunited with Obi, and they shared a nice hug.

Coincidentally, the name of these two footballers who played under Mou is Obi.


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