Mourinho congratulates Ranieri for winning 'my title' with Leicester

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Jose Mourinho has congratulated Claudio Ranieri and Leicester City on their Premier League triumph.

The former Chelsea boss watched his old side come from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Tottenham on Monday, a result which guaranteed that the title will go to the King Power Stadium.

Mourinho, who lifted the trophy with Chelsea last season before departing the club in December after a dismal run of form, described it as a "magic moment" in the career of his counterpart Ranieri.

He told CAA Sports: "I want to congratulate everyone connected to Leicester; players, staff, owners and fans.

"I lost my title to Claudio Ranieri and it is with incredible emotion that I live this magic moment in his career."

Mourinho scoffed at Ranieri's success rate earlier in his career, claiming the Italian - the man he replaced at Chelsea in 2004 - was "considered a loser" at Stamford Bridge.

The former Real Madrid and Inter head coach continues to be linked with a return to the Premier League ahead of next season, with Manchester United reportedly considering his appointment.