The French international, who earned his first full senior cap in March, has been involved heavily this season with Mourinho electing to drop skipper John Terry in favour of the former Saint-Etienne man.
Whilst Chelsea’s back-line is by no means stable it would be fair to say that at times the partnership of Gary Cahill and Zouma has looked promising, most notably during the Blues victory over Arsenal earlier this month.
The 20-year-old Lyon born starlet was asked so to expand on his opinion of Mourinho, stated;
“Mourinho? When he’s not happy he shouts a lot,”
“He has taught me a lot. He does not like losing and expects a lot from me.
“Last year he spoke to me a lot about [Real Madrid centre-back] Raph [Varane].
“He told me I was making the same mistakes as him.
“For me, he is the best coach in the world.” Zouma concluded, quotes via the Daily Express.
Chelsea’s weekend draw with Newcastle United leaves the reigning titles holders down in 15th place in the Premier League table and Mourinho will hope to get his side’s season back on track when they face Southampton at home this weekend.