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DT Exclusive: Jose Mourinho’s advice for Mario Balotelli

Jose Mourinho has reportedly met with Mario Balotelli in order to help the 26-year-old striker find a new club (that isn’t Man United). Mourinho coached the unwanted Liverpool playing during his initial rise at Inter and though the two butted heads during their time together, an affinity for each other has endured. The following is …

DT Exclusive: Why Marcelo Bielsa quit Lazio after two days

The enigmatic Marcelo Bielsa quit as Lazio manager just two days after the club officially announced his arrival. This obviously did not please Lazio, as they are now threatening legal action against the Argentine even though they promptly announced Simone Inzaghi (Pippo’s younger brother) would replace him. For his part, Bielsa says “After four weeks …

DT Exclusive: Brendan Rodgers’ first moments as Celtic manager

Brendan Rodgers is Celtic’s new manager, ending a rather productive spell away from the game (boxing! a Times Square marriage proposal! daring fashions!) after he was sacked by Liverpool last October. A lifelong fan of the club, Rodgers seems to be a perfect match for the Scottish champions and has excited their supporters. The following …

DT Exclusive: The Jurgen Klopp halftime team talk that inspired a miracle

Liverpool conceded two goals in the first 10 minutes of the second leg of their Europa League quarterfinal against Borussia Dortmund, replacing the melodically vibrant pre-match unity at Anfield with a familiar gust of dejection. The scoreline held until halftime and Dortmund’s progression seemed like a foregone conclusion, but then something incredible happened. Liverpool scored …

DT Exclusive: Cristiano Ronaldo’s apology to his teammates

Cristiano Ronaldo sparked outrage when he told reporters after Real Madrid’s loss to Atletico that “If we were all at my level, maybe we would be leaders.” He later clarified that comment by saying that he was talking about his injury plagued teammates’ level of fitness and not their level of play and now it …

DT Exclusive: Eden Hazard’s apology texts to Jose Mourinho

In an interview with the Guardian, Eden Hazard has revealed that he texted former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho to apologize for his poor form and the role it played in the Portuguese’s sacking. The following is a transcript of that text exchange. Hazard: Hi Jose. How are you? Mourinho: Who this? Hazard: It’s Eden. Mourinho: …