Viggo Mortensen is not a fan of Jose Mourinho

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It's no secret that Jose Mourinho is very much an acquired taste; he's your typical Marmite-style manager, you either love him or you hate him with passion.

One person who is very much in the anti-Mourinho camp is actor Viggo Mortensen, none other than Aragorn from Lord of the Rings. Does that make the Chelsea manager Sauron? We think it probably does.

In a recent interview with Grantland, Mortensen reveals that he is a keen follower of all things football related. In particular, he has revealed that his dislike for Mourinho stems from his turbulent time at Real Madrid when "he basically destroyed the team psychologically."

According to the Dane, Mourinho has a knack for dividing people, saying that "the damage he did to the fan base and the whole structure of the club will last for a while."

Mortensen also revealed that he had enjoyed watching Paris Saint-Germain's epic victory over the Chelsea, saying that the match was "almost like watching a film, it was that dramatic."

Anti-Mourinho bandwagon growing strong 

Mortensen's dislike of Mourinho does not particularly stand out, with the Portuguese often coming under heavy criticism for his sometimes negative but efficient approach to games and his off-field intimidation tactics.

Recently, Sky Sports pundits had risked the wrath of the Chelsea boss by criticising his side's "pathetic" performance against PSG in the Champions League.

He certainly rose to the occasion by labelling former Liverpool striker turned TV pundit Graeme Souness a "frustrated old man". Just another name to add to the ever expanding list of Mourinho's enemies.

Chelsea fans: do you care that so many people seem to dislike Jose Mourinho?

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