Changing Room Chat: Jose Mourinho not so special at Madrid

REAL Madrid fans have given coach Jose Mourinho the thumbs down, according to a survey in Marca sports daily.

Asked whether the Portuguese’s actions and statements were damaging the club, 61.6 per cent of Real Madrid members quizzed answered yes, with 33.1 percent saying no.

Members gave his performance as coach an average mark of 6.68 out of 10, down from 8.82 in a similar poll conducted in March 2011, but 54.4 percent still thought he should stay on after this season,.

Real are 16 points behind rivals Barcelona in La Liga.