- Sulley Muntari has defended José Mourinho relating to the latter's football tactics
- According to Muntari, it is the coach that calls the shots and his target is to win trophies and nothing else
- Mourinho has been criticised for many years for being too defensive
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Ghanaian footballer, Sulley Muntari, has come to the defense of his former manager, José Mourinho.
The former Inter Milan and AC Milan player has disagreed with Mourinho's critics blasting him over his football tactics.
Mourinho has been criticised by coaches and players over the years for being too defensive-minded.
Muntari has said it is the coach that calls the shots and his target is to win trophies and nothing else, so his tactics must be obeyed. Muntari expressed disagreement with those who speak against his former boss’ style of football.
“I really don’t buy it because I know who we are talking about here," the 35-year-old told Metro FM.
"He is the leader and you need to obey what your coach tells you, and that’s what he wants from his side. So if he wants them to defend in a certain way, they have to do it."
“Every coach has his style of play and that’s the way he wants his team to play, that’s his choice.
"For instance, when he was our coach, he didn’t say anything during matches because we know what he wanted. We knew where we wanted to be, we knew we wanted to win trophies.”
Mourinho coaches Muntari at Inter Milan as the Nerazzurri won a historic treble in the 2010 UEFA Champions League, Serie A, and Italian Cup.
Former Udinese and Portsmouth midfielder, Muntari, went on to play for AC Milan and Pescara in Italy, Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna, and Ittihad in Saudi Arabia after his Inter adventure.
YEN.com.gh previously reported how Menaye Donkor, the wife of Muntari, has heaped praises on her mother-in-law, Hajia Kande.
For many years, reports have been rife that the former beauty queen and her mother-in-law are not on good terms.
However, Menaye has refuted those claims stating that Hajia Kande is a lovely lady.
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