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Ibrahimovic: I Learned Nothing Under Capello And Mancini

Gunner2010-05-04 18:13:07 +0000 #1
Inter striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hailed his coach Jose Mourinho and has heckled his former bosses Fabio Capello and Roberto Mancini by claiming he never learned anything from them...



Ibra spent two years under Capello at Juventus and then he moved to Inter where was coached by Mancini from 2006 to 2008.

The big Sweden international has spoken about his old coaches but his words suggest he never really admired them.

"I learned more from Mourinho in three months than what I did in five years under my previous two coaches," Ibrahimovic told Tuttosport.

"He (Mourinho) knows everything and he has even taught me how to speak with the journalists."

The hit-man, who scored a contender for goal of the season on Saturday, is currently preparing to show his magic with Sweden in the World Cup qualifiers.

Ibra never really saw eye to eye with Capello or Mancini and he was delighted when Nerazzurri chief Massimo Moratti kicked out the Italian tactician.

Perhaps the striker's arrogance has gone down well with the 'Special One' and it seems as if Mourinho's lessons in talking with the media are working.

The former Juve man has been outstanding for his side thus far and he will be hoping to win more silverware this season.


Gunner2010-05-04 18:27:36 +0000 #2
I understand if he didn't learn from Mancini because the guy doesn't provide anything but if you don't learn from Capello then you're just slow. Capello is a legend and one of the worlds best coaches.

Capello coached superior talents to Ibra's like Van Basten and co. Obviosly he has been playing Mourinho's dog from day one sometimes i wonder if he does that to keep his shirt cos he ain score 2 goals in a match yet . If he needs to learn he should get a contract 2 play for Arsenal..
Ryan272010-05-04 18:59:04 +0000 #3
Your article had a bad translation. Goal.com is the worst. This is closer to what Ibra actually said:

Quote:

"I have learned a lot in just two or three months with Mourinho - perhaps more than in the previous five years at this same level. He's definitely the most complete coach I have ever had. I think he can help me greatly to improve."

inter.it/aas/news/reader?N=29996&L=en

He's trying to compliment Mourinho, not insult his other coaches.

And once again you find a way to insult Inter (or one of its players) and to bring up Arsenal .
Gunner2010-05-04 18:46:07 +0000 #4
LOL think about what your saying.

He still said hes learned more from Mourinho in the last 3 months than he has in the last 5 years. That still means the same thing, he was still saying he diddnt learn anything from his previous coaches.

And what are you going to cry every time i say a Premier League team? lol
Ryan272010-05-04 18:43:41 +0000 #5
As a favor to you, I will try to explain this one more time. But you're on your own after this because I don't have the time or the desire to fill the gaps that your education has neglected.

Reading comprehension 101. Read the quote again. It is impossible to know just from this interview how much Ibra learned from Capello or Mancini, because he doesn't tell us. Maybe he learned a lot from them, and maybe he learned nothing at all (as goal.com speculates). But if you focus on this (as you have), you will miss the whole point. The main idea is that Mourinho has already surpassed them because he is just that great of a coach.

If Zlatan was trying to say he had learned nothing from his previous coaches, then it isn't much of a compliment to Mourinho anymore, now is it?

Also, don't take everything Ibra says so literally. It makes you look like a chump. For example:

Quote:

Zlatan about the rumour that he bought a super-Porsche. (Aftonbladet, Nov 28, 2002):

- Absolutely not. I have ordered a plane. It is much faster.

www.zlatan-online.nl/New/quotes.htm
Gunner2010-05-04 18:47:46 +0000 #6
I diddnt miss the point mate. Thats what the article said. Im just posting up what he allegedly said. Who knows whether goal.com or the inter one are truthful. Inter website could change the wording aswell to make it sound better for Ibra. You just dont know.

Remember, this isnt what i wrote. So dont shoot the messenger.
nismo2010-05-04 19:47:21 +0000 #7
Paul, we are going to have to make you an honourary interista of this forum You seem to show a keen interest in the affairs of Inter by posting news thread of anything Inter.

Keep up the good work
Gunner2010-05-04 19:59:04 +0000 #8
I watch football from all around the world. and follow many teams, Im football mad mate.

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