Former Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has once again spoken about his old club, this time saying they should be doing better in La Liga.
Since leaving the Santiago Bernabeu back in May last year, the Portuguese manager has often spoken about the nine-time European Cup winners rather than focus on his own work at Chelsea.
And speaking on Eurosport this week, the self-anointed Special One suggested Carlo Ancelotti and his troops should be doing better than they are in the league because Barcelona are no longer the force they once were.
“I am a little surprised. I expected Madrid to be higher up, with a great advantage, because Barca have lost a lot more points this year than in the past three seasons,” Mourinho, who failed to land the club’s Decima Champions League despite a huge transfer budget and one of the best squads in the world every season, said.
The controversial manager, who fell out with a large part of his own team in his time at Madrid, went on to talk about the difference between the English Premier League and La Liga.
“The English League has four clubs fighting for the title. While in Spain there are three clubs with only two or three points between them.
“Atletico Madrid have an incomparably lower budget [to Barca and Madrid] but are doing a fantastic job. People are used to seeing La Liga as a competition for two clubs. Now it has become a League of three. That’s good.”