Another Chelsea game versus a Jose Mourinho managed team, and another episode of the Jose Mourinho mind games.
The former Blues boss has told new manager Thomas Tuchel that is is not difficult to manage Chelsea, even though it appears the Spurs boss is suffering from short term memory loss, having been sacked by Chelsea in 2015 after slumping way down the Premier League table.
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So I guess it isn’t as easy as he claims it is.
Tuchel is a classy many though, he won’t be looking into these words and he knows he has a very tough task ahead and will be focusing on that.
The two face each other in the league this evening in the 8pm kick off, and it is a game that can be called a crucial six-pointer for both clubs.
Spurs sit 7th place and Chelsea 8th place, both sharing the same 33 points so far, so it’s best to let the football do the talking eh Jose?
As reported by The Sun, Mourinho said:
“I don’t think it’s very difficult to coach at Chelsea because I was champion there three times, Carlo Ancelotti was champion, Antonio Conte was champion.
“Who else? It cannot be very, very difficult because we win titles there.
“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 and to win titles.
“Of course a coach needs time and needs stability and it is a very good thing to feel stability.
“I’m not saying stability helps you sleep, I’m saying that stability gives you a different way of thinking and you are not just thinking about today, you are also thinking about tomorrow, you are also thinking about the future.
“That’s the way it is. It is Mr Abramovich’s club and you have to understand that it’s up to him to make his decisions. In my case,…