Jose Mourinho takes parting shot at Spanish press

And despite a disappointing return of one league title and one Copa del Rey from his three seasons in charge, he insisted that he wishes Madrid all the best in the future. "I thought that the front pages today (Saturday, June 1) were untrue and malicious," he told Spanish television programme Punto Pelota in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

updated: June 02, 2013 15:41 IST
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Madrid: Outgoing Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has taken one final shot at the Spanish press by claiming they were deliberately misleading when they claimed the Portuguese had chosen to leave out a host of big names for his final game in charge against Osasuna on Saturday.

Spain captain Iker Casillas wasn't included in the squad despite an injury to first-choice goalkeeper Diego Lopez, whilst Pepe and Cristiano Ronaldo were also not involved.

However, Mourinho claimed that they were all deemed unfit to play by the club's medical staff.

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