REAL Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has warned Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard that he may have to leave the club if he is serious about winning trophies.
Mourinho is a known admirer of Gerrard, but has been put off in his pursuit by Liverpool’s £30 million valuation along with the 30-year-old England international advancing years.
The Portuguese coach is quoted in The Mirror as saying;
“Gerrard for me is not in the right club. They have problems. They will not win anything. I do not know why Gerrard has stayed so long at Liverpool. He is very loyal. I watched him against Hungary. The best player on the pitch. I like him a lot. A leader. I admire him.”
He only. seems to talk. in short. abrupt. sentences. doesn’t he?
Mourinho also admitted that he is still keeping tabs on many of his former Chelsea players, and has designs on signing them up for Real – if the relevant deals can be struck;
“I admire Ashley [Cole], who I know