The two worked together at Manchester United between 2016 and 2018, and it’s widely believed that the pair did not see eye to eye, at least in a footballing capacity.
In a recent interview with The Athletic, Mkhitaryan described how Mourinho’s pragmatic style of football did not suit his skill-set. This is why the Armenian was a disappointment at Old Trafford, despite his obvious talent.
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He arrived at United as one of the most exciting creative players in a very attack minded Borussia Dortmund side, but managed just five goals in 39 appearances in England.