Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas has opened up on his relationship with Jose Mourinho.
Mourinho, who is now at Chelsea, was the Madrid coach for three years between 2010 and 2013.
The Portuguese manager and Casillas fell out in the 2012-13 season after Diego Lopez was made the first-choice goalkeeper.
Casillas has now openly discussed how things unfolded in the final months of Mourinho’s tenure at the Santiago Bernabeu.
‘Maybe I should have answered Mourinho, but I decided to zip it for the good of the club’, the 33-year-old told Marca. ‘I didn't want to add fuel to the fire.
‘Strangely enough after those press conferences, we didn't speak. It wasn't a good relationship and each of us went our separate ways.
‘I would come in every day when I was injured and as soon as I recovered, Mr Karanka said that I was unfit for competition and that's when I felt they had a problem with me’.
Mourinho will, no doubt, have a different story to tell regarding the problems between him and Casillas. What is clear, though, is that the duo won’t be able to work with each other in any capacity in the future.