By Chris Wright
“You can’t win, Florentino. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.”
Don’t rumble with Jose Mourinho, you won’t win…ever.
Sadly (or ‘thankfully’, depending on your particular bias), this is a life lesson that former Real Madrid director Jorge Valdano has had to learn the hard way.
Madrid have ‘ended their contractual relationship’ with Valdano, a move which hands full control of Los Blancos’ transfer dealings over to Mourinho.
Madrid president Florentino Perez told a press conference:
”The experience of the season just ended has shown the need for new organisation at the club, giving autonomy to our coach. This is