Jose Mourinhois the time in United manchester Most have long forgotten, but Jesse lingard He credits the Portuguese coach for bringing out the best in him, even suggesting that he would sometimes pick up his phone and receive a FaceTime call from the now Roma manager.
Lingard has found opportunities in Ole Gunnar SolskjaerThe team is hard to come by, despite being involved in a number of key moments this season, yet the English international is a rare figure to praise the men’s management skills of Mourinho.
“However, José and I had a good relationship in general.” Lingard wrote in Players’ Tribune. “He was good to me.
“Before the whole injury thing, he trusted me, put me in the big games. We won trophies and he made me a winner. He could bring out that side in you.
“He also liked having a personal connection with his players. Sometimes he would look at my phone and get a random FaceTime from him. Out of nowhere, just to sign up.
“I used to find it so weird at first. He would call and say, ‘Hey, Jesse, what are you doing?’
“And I was like, ‘Erm, just chilling out, watching TV … (awkward silence) … what are you doing?’
“I found it funny. And to be fair, it showed how much he cared about us. But in terms of injuries, yeah, it was tough, because he didn’t want to hear it.”