Premier League manager: Why I turned down Chelsea




“At that time I thought I wasn’t going to be as useful to him as I was at Real Madrid”


Aitor Karanka on Jose Mourinho

“But at that time I thought I wasn’t going to be as useful to him as I was at Real because there I knew the club, the language, the media, the league, everything.

“Jose always wants an assistant and I told him, ‘Thank you’, because he had never offered an assistant the chance to go with him and, for me, it was amazing.

“We spoke but I said, ‘For me, the time to be a coach has arrived’. After three years working with Jose, I had learned from him.

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