Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal will want to forget this week in a hurry.
"He carries himself well, I think he's a terrific player". Though the way in which he left the club and his struggles at Manchester United might cast doubt on him being re-appointed, his good relationship with Perez means he can not be fully ruled out.
"It makes me proud, but Real Madrid has a coach at this moment", Mourinho told television channel La Sexta.
The Madrid skipper and Perez were understood to have met following the incident, but according to an AS report, the meeting did little to heal the rift between the two power-brokers.
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They showed no sign of an inferiority complex in the return and delivered a complete display that recalled the great Ajax team managed by Louis van Gaal who reached consecutive Champions League finals in 1995 and 1996.
Gary Lineker tweeted: "Real Madrid's chances may have been better had Ramos not received a seemingly deliberate yellow card in the first leg".
Four months after being brought in as Julen Lopetegui's successor, Solari's job is hanging by a thread on the back of three defeats in a week.
Mourinho, who has been out of work since being sacked by Manchester United in December, recently said that he wouldn't have a problem returning to the Spanish capital for a second spell at the club. His style, the way he portrayed himself, the way he played, and I think he's a massive leader to Wales, and a top top player.
"We are sad and hurt", Solari said after the 4-1 defeat to Ajax on Tuesday.
"Real Madrid", he said, "has always had more candidates than Julia Roberts".