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Sneijder: Mourinho phoned me about Galatasaray's tactics two minutes after draw

Wesley Sneijder has confessed that Jose Mourinho phoned him two minutes after the Champions League last 16 draw to try and get some inside knowledge on Galatasaray's tactics.

Sneijder, of course, won the Champions League under Mourinho at Inter in 2009/10.

Just two minutes after the draw, the phone rang and it was none other than Jose Mourinho. He asked some crafty questions about team tactics, players, trying to obtain information, but he could not fool me - I have played football for many years and know what is being asked and what to say. We will see how the team plays and if we can beat them.

– Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder speaking to the Turkish media



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