The Former Manchester United and Chelsea Manager, was in the director’s box as the Nigerian continued his lethal form for Lille, scoring in a fifth straight home match as Lille were held 2-2 by Nimes on Sunday.
The 20-year-old now has eight goals in 11 appearances for the Ligue 1 side.
Mourinho has been a regular at Lille games, after being sacked by Manchester United in December and has not hidden his admiration for Galtier.
He told L’Equipe TV: “I think he (Galtier) is the coach of the season. He’s qualified his side for the Champions League and they were runners-up in the French League.
“Then there is the high quality of football and his development of young players. He is the man of the season.
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