London – For Jose Mourinho, Steven Gerrard is one of the most difficult opponent for his team. Mourinho also put respect to Gerrard because it has been made into a better manager.
Chelsea will host Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League continued on Sunday (10/05/2015) evening hrs. This will be the last time for Gerrard to play against Mourinho in a Liverpool shirt.
Gerrard will leave Liverpool once this season ends. The 34-year-old midfielder will continue his career in Major League Soccer (MLS) to join LA Galaxy.
Mourinho also expressed praise for the Liverpool captain. Prepare the team to face teams that had players like Gerrard called Mourinho has honed his ability as a manager.
“It’s time for me to flatter Steven Gerrard and say that with my opponent as he became the manager at this time. I learned with my players and the best opponent,” Mourinho said as quoted by ESPN FC.
“Gerrard is obviously one of my favorite enemy and the enemy dear, someone who made me a better manager. Stop it or try to stop it is very difficult. I lose, I win, I draw, I’m happy, I’m sad. I am very sad this is the last time I fight. ”
“I need someone like him to make me a better coach. I’m sad he’s gone just like Frank Lampard us, but Frank is a legend of Chelsea and the situation is different because Steven was always there on the opposing team,” added the Portuguese manager