Domenech doesn’t pull the punches on the Blues boss.
Former France manager Raymond Domenech has launched a verbal attack on Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho and has mocked the 51-year-old.
Domenech says that Mourinho is just a translator with ideas above his station and criticised several others in his new book ‘Mon dico passione du foot’ – which translates as ‘My Passionate Dictionary of Football.’
“That’s the problem with translators, there comes a time when they convince themselves they wrote the text themselves,” the Frenchman was quoted by the Telegraph.
Ex-Blues striker Nicolas Anelka was another who felt the wrath of Domenech and was dubbed ‘Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde’, whilst Thierry Henry, Franck Ribery and Zinedine Zidane were also slammed by the 62-year-old.
The French boss was in charge of the national team between 2004 and 2010, but has been out of work since the very public falling-out between himself and certain members of the squad at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, where Les Bleus were eliminated at the group stage.
Mourinho meanwhile is unlikely to take kindly to this assessment from Domenech, especially as the Portuguese coach has been one of the most successful managers of the past decade.
The West Londoners boss has won major trophies with all four clubs he’s managed over the past 10 years, which has included two Champions League triumphs, two Premier Leagues, two Serie A titles and La Liga.