Double training session turns into relaxed barbecue for Real Madrid & Jose Mourinho - report

Another surprise from the Portuguese boss, but no eye-poking incidents at Valdebebas as stars mingled for an afternoon treat
Real Madrid players were expecting a double training session on Friday when they turned up for work, instead they were given hamburgers, drinks and a selection of meats as coach Jose Mourinho threw them a barbecue.

El Correo reports the Madrid squad were treated with a number of tasty delights as they scoffed their way through the afternoon.

It was a welcome surprise for many of the stars who were expecting to be put through their paces ahead of the Liga clash against Espanyol on Sunday night.

Instead they mingled in the company of their coach who ensured a relaxed and enjoyable environment as music got players in the mood.

It is said the event was held by Mourinho so his players could grow closer and more united.