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Mourinho Names Best XI He's Coached, No Space For Benni

Jose Mourinho has reportedly named a dream team of players he has coached, but there was no space for former Orlando Pirates striker Benni McCarthy, nor any of his Manchester United stars.

Click through the gallery to see Mourinho's Best XI!

The Portuguese tactician can look back at a successful career so far, having won silverware with FC Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United, while he is yet to claim a trophy since taking over at Tottenham Hotspur.

Marca recently asked the 57-year-old to put together a dream XI consisting of the best players he has coached.

Although former Bafana Bafana and Pirates forward Benni McCarthy played an instrumental role in Mourinho's Porto side that won the UEFA Champions League in 2003, he was not picked.

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In fact, only one player from that Porto team was selected, namely Ricardo Carvalho, who followed the coach to Chelsea and Real Madrid too.

Overall, eight members of Mourinho's Chelsea sides, two from his stint at Real Madrid and one from Inter Milan made the cut.

Didier Drogba and Cristiano Ronaldo were chosen up front, leaving no space for McCarthy despite his heroics in the early stages of the Portuguese tactician's managerial career.

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However, there was no space for any of the Portuguese's United stars, with the likes of Paul Pogba and David de Gea missing out – you can find Mourinho's complete dream team in the gallery above!

Which players do you think are among the best stars Mourinho has coached? Have your say in the comments section below.


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