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Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho is a better coach than Helenio Herrera was - Inter legend Mario Corso

Former Inter winger Mario Corso, who worked under legendary coach Helenio Herrera from 1960 until 1968, has voiced his opinion that Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho is a better tactician than Herrera was in his heyday.

Inter collected two European Cups in 1964 and 1965 until the tutelage of the Argentine-born boss, but Corso believes that Mourinho, who lifted the Champions League with the Milan-based side in 2010, is superior, telling El Pais: "To be honest, Helenio was a disaster with the ball.

"His biggest quality was that he always knew everything about our rivals. However, Mourinho is a much better coach. He has a lot more charisma than Herrera had and he knows how to read a game. Helenio was a great motivator and always bigged-up our opponents to get us fired up.

"However, he had little idea of how to prepare us for the games in a tactical sense. He was very limited in that way and knew very little about tactics."

The much-travelled Herrera also enjoyed successful spells in charge at Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, and collected Spanish titles with both clubs during his illustrious career.

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