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List of the Week: Mourinho’s 7 best ever quotes

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José Mourinho pulled no punches in his first press conference as Manchester United manager, proving that the Portuguese coach is still capable of producing headline-grabbing statements. Here are some of his greatest ever quotes.

Manchester United Officially Introduce Jose Mourinho as Their New Manager Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images

José Mourinho’s first press conference as Manchester United manager earlier today saw the self-proclaimed "Special One" produce some grade-A shit-stirring quotes, United fans got a small glimpse of the thrills and spills we can expect from our new gaffer next season whenever the Portuguese tactician has a microphone in front of him.

So what better time to reflect upon some of Mourinho’s greatest ever quotes, here are seven of the best:

7. Simple, but to the point when commenting on Luis Felipe Scolari’s Chelsea sacking in 2009:

6. A unique perspecitve on the hot topic of youth development:

5. On Newcastle United’s time-wasting tactics:

4. Discussing his pragmatic approach at Inter Milan:

3. A dig at Rafa Benitez that could potentially come back to haunt him next season:

2. Mourinho made his feelings known following a Champions League semi-final defeat to Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona in 2011. A glimpse at some of the shithousery we might be able to expect next season:

1. Finally, taken from his first press conference as Chelsea manager back in 2004: