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Copyright c Guillem Balague, Triumphant return 3 June After a tumultuous spell at Real Madrid Jose Mourinho is unveiled as Chelsea manager for a second time, signing a four-year contract at Stamford Bridge.
They begin the season impressively with a vibrant win at newly-promoted Burnley. Mourinho is named manager of the season, his team having lost only for times.
Jose Mourinho's honest opinion of Cristiano Ronaldo years after Real Madrid tension
Manager signs a new four-year contract in August to keep him at club until Poor start, Carneiro chaos 8 August After a draw with Swansea on the opening day Mourinho admonishes doctor Eva Carneiro and physio Jon Fearn for treating Eden Hazard on the pitch as Chelsea hung on for a point in stoppage time. Row rumbles on, even after Carneiro quits club in September.
Defeat at title rivals 16 August Chelsea are well beaten by Manchester City in away defeat in second game of the Premier League season. According to our source, he felt frustrated and let down. And Mourinho took another swipe at his former forward the following summer when he claimed Cristiano was not the "real" Ronaldo, compared to the Brazilian of the same name. However, the former Manchester United star refused to bite back, insisting that "some things in life are not worth commenting on.
Revealed: Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo 'almost came to blows' at Real Madrid - Telegraph
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner, meanwhile, has said that he is open to linking up with his compatriot once again. I don't hold grudges. But his move to Juventus in the summer has seemingly ended any lingering hope that the two might co-exist at the same club once more, and on Tuesday he returns to Old Trafford in the Champions League for the second time since his departure for the Spanish capital.
And this time, rather than having Mourinho in his corner as he did with Madrid inRonaldo is up against him. Who will get the last laugh in this most complex of footballing relationships? This piece was originally published in June There has always been plenty of focus on how the manager and his former player get on - and while Mourinho praised Ronaldo as one of the sport's all-time greats in his pre-match press conference, there have been rocky moments too.
Jose Mourinho: Real Madrid Bigger Than Cristiano Ronaldo
Here, Andrew Dickson looks back at a decade of ups and downs between the two from before, during and after their time with one another in the Spanish capital Before Madrid… Long before their paths first crossed, Ronaldo and Mourinho had very different upbringings in their native Portugal. While the man who would later manage the country's biggest two clubs, Benfica and Porto, came from a middle-class family, the same could not be said of his compatriot.
Indeed, the fact Ronaldo's childhood was an impoverished one on the island of Madeira was the subject of one of the first verbal jousts between the two in Ronaldo's first spat with Mourinho came as he won the Premier League with Manchester United in With Ronaldo - then at United - helping his team win the Premier League by six points from Chelsea, he claimed Mourinho "does not know how to admit his own failures".
The Stamford Bridge coach responded first by calling the player a liar then gave a barbed view on comments Sir Alex Ferguson made in relation to the row. But normal things… I have no problems with him [Ferguson]. I have no problem with the boy.
Much of his first campaign in charge passed off without major conflict - but there were rumblings of unrest with Real's star man as the season drew to a conclusion. Having beaten Barcelona in the final of the Copa del Rey a week earlier - with Ronaldo heading the winner in Valencia - Real hosted their rivals in the Champions League semi-finals first leg.
Relations at Real Madrid between the pair first became strained towards the end of Mourinho's first season at the club Mourinho adopted a defensive approach but his plan failed, with a Lionel Messi double putting the visitors in command ahead of the return game. Ronaldo was not pleased and asked if he liked the kind of football Real played, he said: