Despite this, the Blues have been drawn against Los Blancos in the quarter-finals of the European Cup for the third season in a row.
Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has made it clear that he wants Real Madrid to win the Champions League, despite the fact that they are ‘close to his heart’.
Mourinho was a success at both Stamford Bridge and the Bernabeu, where he won eight major trophies in west London, including three Premier League titles.
Meanwhile, during his three-year tenure in Madrid, the Portuguese professional football manager led Los Blancos to LaLiga and Copa del Rey titles.
And it is with the LaLiga giants that he hopes to set a new record by winning his 15th Champions League title.
After Roma advanced to the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday, the Special One revealed his friendship with Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Chelsea supporters may be dissatisfied with Jose Mourinho’s recent statement expressing his desire for Real Madrid to win the Champions League because they are “close to his heart.”
This comes as the Blues prepare to face Los Blancos in the competition’s quarter-finals for the third consecutive season.
Mourinho has a track record of success, having won major trophies at both Stamford Bridge and the Bernabeu.
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