Speaking after his Real Madrid team set up a mouth watering clash with Barcelona by defeating Spurs 5-0 on aggregate, the Special One seemed sure United will be facing the winners.
Mourinho was asked ‘do you expect Manchester United to beat Schalke’ to which he replied:
R20;I expect yes because they have a better team, they have a different status, they are comfortable playing these crucial matches.”
R20;Football is football and I am sure my friend Sir Alex will tell his people exactly that, in football you have to respect everything.”
When questioned later by Sky Mourinho also added: