Jose Mourinho has congratulated Claudio Ranieri and Leicester City on their Premier League triumph.
The former Chelsea boss watched his old side come from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Tottenham on Monday, a result which guaranteed that the title will go to the King Power Stadium.
Mourinho, who lifted the trophy with Chelsea last season before departing the club in December after a dismal run of form, described it as a “magic moment” in the career of his counterpart Ranieri.
He told CAA Sports: “I want to congratulate everyone connected to Leicester; players, staff, owners and fans.
“I lost my title to Claudio Ranieri and it is with incredible emotion that I live this magic moment in his career.”
Mourinho scoffed at Ranieri’s success rate earlier in his career, claiming the Italian – the man he replaced at Chelsea in 2004 – was “considered a loser” at Stamford Bridge.
The former Real Madrid and Inter head coach continues to be linked with a return to the Premier League ahead of next season, with Manchester United reportedly considering his appointment.
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