ANDRES INIESTA has hit out at Jose Mourinho for creating an “insufferable” environment between Barcelona and Actual Madrid gamers throughout his time in cost on the Bernabeu.
The Manchester United boss has been accused of comparable behaviour this season, drawing criticism from membership legends corresponding to Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand for his therapy of younger gamers within the press.
Jose Mourinho slammed by Rio Ferdinand for questioning younger gamers’ maturity
By JOE MILES
RIO FERDINAND has hit again at Jose Mourinho after he publicly slated 4 of his gamers.
The Manchester United boss accused Luke Shaw, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard of “missing maturity” earlier than the draw with Crystal Palace.
However Ferdinand hit again, saying: “Whenever you get the feedback the place he is hammering 4 or 5 of the younger gamers on the membership, saying their mentality is not proper, what do you count on?
“Do you count on to have gamers in your aspect or do you count on your gamers to go ‘maintain on a minute, my supervisor is hammering me in public once more’?
“I simply do not assume it is proper for a soccer supervisor to be doing that.
“I do not assume you are going to get productiveness out of these type of feedback. I do not assume it is proactive for the membership.
“You aren’t getting positivity doing that publicly and the followers do not like that both.”
READ MORE OF FERDINAND’S VIEWS HERE
There have been quite a few matches between the 2 La Liga giants which have been marred by unsavoury scenes throughout Mourinho’s three-year stint at Madrid.
Maybe the worst incident got here when Mourinho, who was as soon as a translator at Barca beneath Bobby Robson and Louis Van Gaal, turned violent following a mass brawl between the edges in August 2011.
Throughout a melee within the closing phases of their Supercopa conflict he was filmed strolling over to the late Tito Vilanova, then Barca assistant boss, and gouged his eye in stunning scenes.
And Barcelona legend Iniesta has laid many of the blame for the elevated animosity between the 2 sides on the Portuguese’s doorstep – insisting it has hampered the nationwide crew’s progress since.
Spain have not gone previous the final 16 of a serious match since The Particular One’s departure from Madrid in 2013.
And talking on La Sexta’s Salvados present, the legendary midfielder defined his views saying: “You do not have to be for Barcelona or Actual Madrid to know that the state of affairs was disagreeable.
“And the important thing element in that story was Mourinho. Whoever does not wish to see that, is radical.”
He continued: “You did not see the rivalry that at all times existed earlier than, it went past that, you noticed hate.
“That environment developed and it was insufferable.
“The Barca-Madrid rigidity brought on by Mourinho did a lot injury to the nationwide crew [Spain] and the teammates.”
Iniesta is now plying his commerce at Japanese membership Vissel Kobe after his 21-year affiliation with the Catalan giants led to Could.