Iniesta: Mou hurt Spanish football

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has said in an interview that Jose Mourinho damaged Spanish football.

The Spain international believes that the former Real Madrid boss was not good for La Liga but refused to elaborate.

“I don’t want to talk about that character. Mourinho damaged Spanish football,” he told El Pais.

The Barca player then reviewed his side’s season, which ended with La Blaugrana winning La Primera by a landslide margin from eternal rivals Madrid.

“We won the title and that’s always good. I’m proud because the difficulties we had were very special. It got harder day by day but we tried to do the best possible,” said Iniesta, before referring to Tito Vilanova’s absence of through illness for much of the campaign.

“Tito is essential to us. The Coach is a leader and everything revolves around him. His opinion is fundamental in leading the way.”

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