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Chelsea boss Sarri praises Man Utd manager Mourinho

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Sarri talks up Mourinho's success

Despite having a difficult start to the season at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho will keep him job for the time being and is not under pressure, according to Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri. Sarri reserved special praise for his Portuguese counterpart ahead oft his weekend's crunch Premier League game between the two clubs.

Mourinho will return to Stamford Bridge to his former club whilst Sarri has enjoyed a successful start to life since his move from Napoli to Chelsea.

Sarri told reporters of Mourinho's situation: "We are talking about a coach that has won everything, everywhere, so I think you have to respect him. I think you all have to respect him. I think he is a very good coach, a very good manager and one of the best in the world.

"We are talking only about eight matches (this season). They are doing well in the Champions League, so they can improve in the Premier League, we are talking only about two months.

Mourinho is reportedly under pressure from the Man Utd board to deliver results and some suspect defeat this weekend against his former club could be the end of the road for the Portuguese.