Galatasaray’s star playmaker Wesley Sneijder has backed his former manager Jose Mourinho to bounce back from a poor start to the season.
Chelsea currently sit in 15th place in the Premier League and the Blues boss is under intense pressure following a defeat at home to Liverpool.
“If he’s sacked it will be a mistake because Chelsea will not find a better coach. He’s the best, and he’s particularly the best for Chelsea. Do not say goodbye to him,” Sneijder told the Portuguese daily newspaper O Jogo.
Sneijder played under Mourinho while at Inter Milan. The Netherland’s international won the UEFA Champions League and Serie A under the Portuguese manager.
The 31-year-old has provided two assists and scored two goals in 14 appearances for Galatasaray this season.
The Lion’s were defeated by Benfica in the Champions League yesterday evening and take on Rizespor in the league on Saturday.
Chelsea are up against Dinamo Kiev tonight in the Champions League and travel to Stoke City this weekend.