José Mourinho has claimed he wore a wire on the touchline during Roma’s 1-1 draw at Monza in Serie A on Wednesday, to “protect myself” from the match officials.
The Roma manager, who is no stranger to clashes with referees, tore into Daniele Chiffi after the game, describing the 38-year-old official as “the worst I’ve ever encountered.”
“I’m not stupid, you know,” Mourinho said. “Today, I went to the game with a microphone. I recorded everything. From the moment I left the locker room, to the moment I returned. I protected myself.”
Mourinho’s precaution was perhaps…