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Chelsea boss Mourinho hoping it won't snow in Istanbul says Sneijder

2014-01-03 09:36:35

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho hoping it won

Wesley Sneijder will be reunited with his former boss Jose Mourinho when Galatasaray take on Chelsea in the Champions League Last 16.

The Portuguese manager signed Sneijder from Real Madrid in 2009 during his time managing Internazionale.

Sneijder and Mourinho helped secure a historic treble winning season for Inter - winning the Serie A, Copa Italia and Champions League titles.

"Mourinho is a special person for me," Sneijder said speaking to Galatasaray Magazine.

"I lifted every trophy with him but when we face each other I will try my hardest to win.

"It will be great to meet again, beating his side won't ruin our friendship.

"We have spoke, Mourinho told me he really hopes it doesn't snow again in Istanbul."

Galatasaray's Match Day 6 Champions League group game against Juventus was abandoned due to heavy snowfall and hail.

The match was replayed the following day and Sneijder scored the winning goal to take Galatasaray into the Last 16.

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