8 February 2013 Last updated at 13:05 GMT

Real Madrid: Xabi Alonso on why Jose Mourinho is 'special'

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso explains to Football Focus why manager Jose Mourinho is different to other coaches, ahead of his team's clash with Manchester United.

Amid recent speculation that player unrest at the Bernabau may lead to Mourinho leaving, Alonso says the Portuguese "has something different" from other managers he has worked with.

Sir Alex Ferguson's side travel to Madrid on Wednesday for the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie.

Watch the full interview on Football Focus, Saturday 1215 GMT on BBC One