Jose Mourinho says history has proved it easy to be successful as Chelsea boss, despite the demands of owner Roman Abramovich.
The Russian owner, who twice fired Mourinho despite him bringing titles to Stamford Bridge, recently disposed of Frank Lampard and replaced him with former Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel.
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The German knows what is expected of him at Stamford Bridge and that is to deliver trophies like the majority of his predecessors have.
Abramovich gets criticism for the ruthless manner he gets rid of managers, but Mourinho says that is the price of being given the conditions to be successful.
Mourinho, ahead of his current side Tottenham’s meeting with Chelsea on Thursday, said: “I don’t think it’s very difficult to coach at Chelsea because I was champion three times, (Carlo) Ancelotti was champion, Antonio Conte was champion,” he said. “It cannot be very, very difficult because we win titles there.
Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel jokes he will drink a gin and tonic if his side beat Tottenham on Thursday as he is not a ‘beer or wine guy’
“I believe Chelsea always has great players and great squads and good coaches are happy to work with these clubs and with players that give you a very good opportunity to be successful…