The 5 players who Succeeded Under The Care of Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is one of the most successful managers in football history. He has already won various prestigious titles in various clubs.

As a successful manager, the man from Portugal has also coached some of the most talented forwards in the world. They could even find success under Mourinho.

Paul Merson was apparently quite worried about Tottenham front bomber Harry Kane with Mourinho. The former Arsenal player does not agree that the striker is not suitable for Mourinho.

Merson predicts that Kane cannot score 25-30 goals per season. That may be agreed by the player to leave Spurs.

But in this case, Merson’s prediction might be a bit incorrect. Cause, there are many strikers who have scored many goals under Jose Mourinho.

Here are five players who scored a lot of goals under Jose Mourinho as reported by

Didier Drogba: 73 goals

The Ivory Coast striker played under Jose Mourinho at Chelsea for two separate periods. He turned into an elite player under Mourinho to produce 73 goals and three Premier League titles.

Drogba has a special relationship with Mourinho and often gives praise to the manager for changing his life.

“We call him father,” he told The Guardian in 2013.

“I don’t know about all of us, but he did many things for me at that time when I got a lot of criticism. He supported me and helped me. He brought me to Chelsea and did everything.”

Karim Benzema: 78 goals

Benzema showed as much talent as possible for three years with Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid. A score of 78 goals and 49 assists in just 164 matches is impressive.

But their relationship is not always smooth.

Benzema had a dispute with Mourinho and was compared with cats in a press conference in 2011. This was a turning point in their relationship, which led to an hour-long confrontation.

“I am a soccer player, you are my manager, I respect you, respect me as a player,” Benzema told Mourinho.

Despite problems, Benzema can still be productive and win the trophy under The Special One.

Gonzalo Higuain: 58 goals

The Argentine striker played an important role in the success of Real Madrid won the league title in 2011/12 to end Barcelona’s dominance. He scored 22 goals that season and even beat Karim Benzema.

Higuain also impressed under Jose Mourinho by scoring the opening goal in a 2-1 win over Barcelona in August 2012 so that Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup.

Although his influence on the field was quite large, Higuain did not always start at the Santiago Bernabeu. Because of this, he left for Naples in the summer of 2013.

Frank Lampard: 70 goals

Lampard enjoyed the most successful period of his career under Jose Mourinho, winning consecutive Premier League titles and scoring 70 goals. He even contributed 61 assists.

“He made me believe I could go to the next level,” Lampard told Irish Independent.

“His Management Man is second to none, and that is why I always say Jose Mourinho is the best manager I have ever worked with.”

The couple respect each other so that it produces significant results. Mourinho helped Lampard achieve his true potential, while the midfielder returned the favor with goals and titles.

Cristiano Ronaldo: 168 goals

Jose Mourinho’s appointment as coach of Real Madrid in 2010 certainly boosted his pulse. Everyone is interested in seeing whether the Mou-CR7 combination can bring down Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola in La Liga.

And although Cristiano Ronaldo does not like Mourinho’s ultra-defensive tactics, he can still score 168 goals in 164 matches.

Ronaldo and Mourinho won the La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Spanish Super Cup together.

However, commotion between them sometimes occurs. Emmanuel Adebayor once told how Mourinho ‘killed’ Ronaldo after scoring a hat-trick.

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