Sports Mind games? I am not afraid of Van Gaal - Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that he is worried about the presence of his former boss Louis Van Gaal who's now at the helm of affairs at Manchester United .

Mourinho will be locking horns with his former master renowned to have taught him the trade,after both of them worked together at Barcelona.

The Portuguese told The Mail that he can't wait to face his former boss, but played down a deep rivalry with Van Gaal, insisting that they are ‘both great coaches’.

"I'm not worried about him being here. I look forward to playing against United. Nothing worries me.

"I watched him at his press conference and he was pure van Gaal - honest and open, the way he always is.

"He is a very, very good coach, he'll be great for Manchester United. We are both great coaches. It's what we were born to do,” said Mourinho.

Mourinho also praised Van Gaal for his work with the Dutch national team at the World Cup.

"Louis was the best coach in the World Cup and he is a good friend - really, a friend for life. I have deep respect for this man,” he said.

"He is in the best period of his career. With coaching, if you deal with winning and losing in the right way, you improve. He analyses every experience. He has got better and better."
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