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It Was Always Chelsea!

With Manchester United in turmoil, following Sir Alex Ferguson`s retirement and the far from successful first season his successor, David Moyes, has had, Jose Mourinho has provided a few remarks that should delight Chelsea followers.

Speaking to the media regarding the possibility of Mourinho succeeding Sir Alex, the 'Special One` is quoted as having remarked,

"I don`t know if Sir Alex thought of me for United or not."

"The point is he clearly knew I wanted to go to Chelsea. I spoke with him after we (Real Madrid) knocked United out of the Champions League last season and I told him what I wanted to do - that Chelsea is what I wanted, that was the direction I wanted to go."


You just can`t get over the fact that it really is a love thing once you`ve been associated with our fabulous club!




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The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 28 2014

Time: 7:28AM

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Tosco
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28/03/2014 08:12:00

Oh.. Wrong trend
Tosco
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28/03/2014 08:15:00

It was felt by most ardent fans that Jose would come to CFC except certain cynics. Glad it all worked out the way it did.
syed230183_chelseafc
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28/03/2014 08:20:00

He makes a difference to our club look at this season alone challenging for the tittle , quarter final champions league, compare that to last season and he has not got the striker of his choice yet everybody else better watch out!
herefordchelsea
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28/03/2014 09:45:00

wanted jose back since the day he actually left! he is one of us and always has been. I hope he is here for 20 more years if he can do it lol I think people get dragged in to easily on turning on managers and wanting to try and find a better one. I personally do not believe there is a better manager out there, especially for us. someone who loves the club and the fans is hard to find and we have won who is world class
Dave-David
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28/03/2014 10:32:00

All the deluded Manure fans think he wanted to go to their ***** club. Fickle lot still think it was their board who turned down Jose. Fact is Jose turned them down.
Keyser Soze
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28/03/2014 16:51:00

I know most of you don't agree with me but here goes.I didn't want Jose back because I don't like our style of football under him.It's all about breaking quick on the opposition and having a solid defence.Very rarely will you see us keep possession for more than four passes and I believe that with the second best squad to City in the league and with the quality of player we have,we should be playing much better football.We are top of the league but I would expect us to be fighting for the title because of the way we finished last season and with the new players Willian,Schurrlle,Eto'o and especially Matic who has been superb.Am I wrong or does everyone think we're playing great football.
THEBREEZE
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28/03/2014 17:00:00

@ the breeze.. you are the only one who had reservation s about mourinho's return. I feared for all our creative players when mou's appointment was confirmed and frankly said on this site and a couple of others that I would have preferred Pellegrini. However Mou has done very well with the team he inherited barring one or two additions and I am not ashame to say he proved me wrong. First and foremost no team has won the PL playing the sort of took tika game barca played and Roman favoured. The last tim e arsenal won the league, they had juggernauts like Petit, Vieira in their team. Seconded Mou has succeeded in forging the team to be strong and equally creative with players giving their 110 percent every time which is a far cryo what we had sometimes ago. The case of our match with Aston Villa comes to mind. Although we lost that match, I was happy to see the team gave it their all. Not a single player shirked their responsibility or was found wanting . Fans worldwide knows that u can't win everything in football but they can see and appreciate the effort.. see Torres... thirdly the success of Mourinhoo in Chelsea is chiefly due to the blind faith most fans have for him. The unshakeable faith that the gaffer is always right which is exactly the atmosphere he thrives. No one questions his choice of players or tactics... a far cry from Madrid where club presidents and players have opinions on everything and every game. The benching and eventual sale of a player like mata in most clubs will. Lead to widespread riots on the streets in most any other club of our stature ...something akin to barca selling Messi to no other club than Real Madrid but Mou was able to pull it off because of the unshakeable faith both the mgt and fans had in him. Can anyone picture the scenario if it was Benitez or AVB attempting such? . I have seen a lot of banners displayed by fans of different clubs over the years. But at the beginning of the season and Mourinho's first game in charge, I saw a banner that brought a tear to my eyes it was a banner with Mourinho's picture with the I scription reading - HE IS ONE OF US--- fans see him as a fan with the same fiery passion for the club as ,such as the best of them..... playerssee it too.---- his loyalty to the club and his team is unrivalled and at the end , the players are prepared to run thru walls for him and the club--- end result ----- SUCCESS----- he might not be a reincarnation of Guardiola--- he might not be a tiki-taka exponent---- but HE IS ONE OF US---- and that is enough for me.
Dwonder
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29/03/2014 09:00:00

*not*
Dwonder
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29/03/2014 09:02:00

@Dwonder,You make some good points but I've been to 95% of the games this season and our team play has been very poor,most of the time.We have fantastic players,23 internationals and I'm leaving the grounds disappointed most of the time.We were playing fantastic exciting football at the end of last season and with the new players coming in I expected the style to be a lot better.
THEBREEZE
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29/03/2014 09:31:00

I have always pined for Mourinho, I watch a lot of sport therefore that makes me respect the will to win. I have a profound abhorrence for the concept of winning the right way, it's like saying Usain Bolt ought to do a sommersault in his final stride for Style Points like he's a figure skater...do not get me wrong here, if tika tika is the way we play and WIN...fine if swift deadly counters is the way we play and WIN then good too. But to have presuppositions and preferences on how we win rather than having winning as the main objective then we're disrespectful to the fundamental goal of sports which is to win... Mourinho respects this and that is why he goes for the most efficient way to achieve that all important W...is he perfect, no...but he's perfect for us hence why his name rings melodically around stamford bridge.
Gian-Franco/Luca
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29/03/2014 11:24:00

 

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