Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has accused Roma coach Jose Mourinho of “destroying” the relationship between the players of Barca and Real Madrid.
Mourinho had three years in charge of Real Madrid, winning the LaLiga title during the period.
Speaking to Skybet, Pique said: “I remember the first time he came to Camp Nou with Real Madrid, after winning the treble with Inter, it was a hard blow for him because he came to terms with reality and lost 5-0.
“In the press conference he pressed every day and that was too much for Guardiola. It had nothing to do with football. At that time he also destroyed relationships between players.
“If he went to a player and said ‘someone hates you’, the player believed him. I was in the national team and I was going to say goodbye to Casillas, but he didn’t want to talk to me.
“We had to have sessions between Barcelona and Madrid players to re-establish relations, get back to being a united dressing room and win.”
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