Mourinho is better than Guardiola - Karanka

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Jose Mourinho remains a better manager than Pep Guardiola, according to Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka. Manchester United have endured mixed form under Mourinho this season, with their 2-1 Europa League defeat to Fenerbahce meaning they have managed just two wins from their last seven matches in all competitions.

But Karanka, who was Mourinho's assistant at Real Madrid, says the Portuguese still has the edge over the former Bayern Munich boss.

"For me, yes Jose is better than Pep," Karanka said ahead of Middlesbrough's clash with City on Saturday.

He added of Guardiola: "We are not really friends because Real Madrid versus Barcelona were such big games and I wasn't with him in the national team so I didn't have a relationship with him.

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