Jose Mourinho has described Arsene Wenger as one of the best football managers in the world. He made this known after the former Arsenal manager was given a lifetime achievement prize at the Laureus World Sport Awards in Monaco on Monday.
During his time at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger manage over 1,000 games, won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. He also led Arsenal to a historic unbeaten Premier League season as they won the title in 2004.
Mourinho who competed against Arsene Wenger and once called him specialist in failure, was however full of praises for the Frenchman.
“There were some episodes along the road.
“I can only speak by myself. I really enjoyed the competition. But the real respect was always there.
“He made lots of history in that football club. The nickname is there – the ‘Invincibles.’ Amazing. A coaching philosophy, the almost perfect team. He is one of the best football managers in the history of football,” Mourinho said.