Photography by Tom Oldham

Jean Tigana

Fulham, 2000-2003

“You can see that Zidane is really comfortable in his role. He has a natural authority”

Jean Tigana, a title-winner in France as both player and coach, reveals the modern-day coaches he most admires. Speaking exclusively to The Coaches’ Voice, the former Fulham and Monaco manager also contrasts the serenity of Zinedine Zidane with the confrontational style of José Mourinho, one of Zidane’s predecessors at Real Madrid.

Jean Tigana

José Mourinho

The Italian Job

Ten years have passed since Inter Milan overcame Bayern Munich to win the Champions League and secure a historic treble. José Mourinho revisits his time in Italy
Jean Tigana


One-time Monaco manager Jean Tigana on his adventure with Fulham, and bringing a European approach to the English game
José Mourinho

The Special One

José Mourinho tells the story of his first spell at Chelsea, when he inspired consecutive Premier League titles between 2004 and 2006