Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho are taking legal action against a journalist and a former Barcelona vice-president who made separate attacks on the Portuguese coach this week.
Mourinho acted through lawyers against sports daily Marca's editor-in-chief Roberto Palomar following an article he wrote that was published on Monday.
The journalist published a story on Sept. 17, in which he referred to the former Chelsea coach as “the type of person who leaves after causing a car crash.”
In a separate statement on the club website, Real said they had instructed their legal department to take the action they considered appropriate against Alfons Godall, a Barca director during Joan Laporta's presidency of the Catalan club.
After Mourinho slid on to the Bernabeu pitch on his knees celebrating Cristiano Ronaldo's 90th-minute winner in their 3-2 Champions League victory over Manchester City on Tuesday, Godall took to his Twitter account and described the self acclaimed ‘’Special One’’ as a psychopath celebrating goals as if he was a player,