Jose Mourinho is one of football’s most prolific and outstanding managers in Europe. Frank Lampard is one of the popular Managers that that were coached by Jose Mourinho. Mourinho is highly renowned and extolled for his tactical prowess and immediate result tendencies, Jose has been a manager for more than twenty years and he has starred in results and achievements since he left Barcelona Football Club where he worked with Louis Van-Gaal. Mourinho worked as a P.E teacher and soon followed his big break in 1992 when he landed a job with former England manager Bobby Robson, who had been appointed at sporting cp and was keen to have an English-speaking local coach on his staff. That was how he became known as a “Translator.”
At the age of 37 rightly in 2000, he was appointed as a head coach in Benfica but it was short-lived after the appointment of a new club president. Then steered his trade in Italy, Portugal, London, and Spain.
Mourinho has worked with classic players who are now managers in different football clubs and they include:
- NUNO ESPIRITO SANTO
He is former Wolverhampton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur head coach. Presently one of the best coaches that have worked in London for the past half-decade, He was formerly shortlisted as a candidate to replace the estranged Sarri at Chelsea who is now managing Lazio. He played as a second-choice goalkeeper for Jose Mourinho at Porto and contributed to winning the treble that year. Plays with the intensity and energy which Jose Mourinho is known for and is highly recommended in managing players and team play.
2. RICARDO ALBERTO CARVALHO
He is a retired Portuguese professional footballer who played as a center-back. He is currently the assistant manager at French club Marseille having played for Mourinho in Porto, Chelsea, and Real Madrid. He is now a coach.
3. RAUL GONZALEZ
Is a Spanish football manager and a former Madrid striker who was important to Madrid for his record goals and a present manager of Real Madrid Castilla.
4. NUNO VALENTE
The wonder coach and genius was Mourinho’s left-back at Porto between 2001-20014,
5. ANDRIY SHEVCHENKO.
Is a Ukrainian politician, football manager, and former professional player; who played as a striker for Dynamo Kyiv, A.C Milan, and Chelsea. He was once an assistant coach at Mykhaylo Fomenko and in 2006 was appointed Ukraine’s head coach. Played for Jose Mourinho as a striker in Chelsea.
6. FRANK LAMPARD
Frank Lampard came to Chelsea from west-Ham at a very young age at the managerial regime of Jose Mourinho. He was fondly called the mangers son due to the massive love and support Jose showed him when he arrived at Chelsea. He is presently Chelsea’s highest goal scorer in Europe, firmly the former manager of Chelsea after his apprenticeship trial at Derby County, he is without a job at the moment, with various offers on his table.
7. JOHN TERRY
An English professional footballer who captained Chelsea, Aton Villa, and England. Coached by Jose Mourinho during his spells at Chelsea. Terry has been the assistant manager of Aston Villa since 2018. Frank Lampard’s insistence to be assisted by Jody Morris is a reason why he is still at Villa and he is highly recognized as a future manager of Chelsea where he is known as a captain, Leader, and Legend.
Jose Mourinho has had several influences on many other managers across Europe. When Zidane was appointed as an advisor to Florentino Perez; the president of Real Madrid, he was greatly influenced by him. His spells at Barcelona gave him the opportunity to influence managers like Pep Guardiola, Xavi, Luis Enrique, Valverde, and many other managers in Europe.