We held our own against Real: Mourinho

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Perez was speaking in Stromboli, having taken a break from Real's preparations for Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United.

Modric showed great form in pre-season, also performing spectacularly against Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup this week.

Madrid vice-captain Marcelo said he felt the main difference between the spells under Zidane and Mourinho was the two Champions League titles the former had delivered. "And I think we're going to reach that level as a football team in the next couple of years".

The number of times Jose Mourinho has beaten Real Madrid in five competitive matches. However, it was hard to adjudge if the Brazilian's half-volley finish should have been chalked off as Chris Smalling may have played him onside.

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"We are going to try", he said.

The England global is set to miss the Real Madrid encounter in Skopje and United's first Champions League group match, but UEFA regulations allow for the ban to be extended to a third game - albeit that scenario now looks unlikely.

Yet United's starting XI cost €417 million (S$667 million), compared to Real's €273 million.

Real have lifted the Super Cup on four separate occasions, but what is really striking is the success enjoyed by Zidane in his time as coach.

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Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. This was his sixth trophy since being appointed in January past year, just 19 months ago.

He described Real's performance as "almost perfect" and added: "I don't know if we can play any better, but we will try".

"Sell Cristiano? Never", the chairman said (via the Gazzetta) as the Portuguese star returned to training.

Mourinho later explained his decision to give away the medal, claiming it meant more to the child than to him.

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It is not a big issue and it is time to move on. "This matter is not a problem for myself", Pochettino said. However, Benitez is not convinced Mauricio Pochettino's team will be distracted.

Here's what Mourinho had to say about the game: "I only hope tomorrow the team that wins, the doping control people allow them to celebrate and enjoy their moment".

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