Benitez was interviewed about the past Real Madrid’s coaches and when it got to Mourinho he said ..
This is after he had described Pellegrini as a
“A great coach and a great person. I have a good relationship with him and he is great as a manager and a person ”
and for Carlo Ancelotti, he said …
“Carlo is a friend and he is a good coach and a good person. ”
And for Mourinho “Let’s just leave it there. A great coach… and there we will leave it”… The reporter then asked: “And you are not going to say ‘good person’?”, to which Benitez replied: “I am free to have my own opinion am I not?” – DreamteamFC