Mourinho news Archive

Mourinho effect makes Chelsea odds on for success

It is no secret to Chelsea fans just what a huge effect Jose Mourinho can have when he takes control of a football club. The special one came to Stamford Bridge back in 2004 and brought immediate success with him, claiming Chelsea’s first top flight title in 50 years, so it is no surprise that

Moyes warned: Don't let Mourinho's Chelsea get ahead early

Gary Neville today warned new Manchester United manager David Moyes that he must not let Chelsea get an early lead in the Premier League, because Jose Mourinho will not let it slip. Neville said: “You wouldn’t want to fall too far behind a Mourinho team because they would have the nerve to withstand the pressure.”

Lukaku, Kalas and De Bruyne to play their part in Mourinho's Chelsea

Jose Mourinho pleased many fans last night by claiming that Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne and Tamas Kalas will play their part in the new season. Lukaku, who was signed for €22Million from Anderlecht 3 seasons ago, impressed hugely on loan at Premier League side West Bromwich Albion last season, scoring 17 goals and bullying

What Mourinho could do to bring success back to Chelsea

After almost six years away Jose Mourinho was reinstalled as Chelsea boss last month and whereas before he was outspoken and occasionally overconfident, this time around the ‘Special One’ has decided to bring a much more reserved approach to the role. The Portuguese has an outstanding record of bringing trophies to any club he coaches

Chelsea do want Cavani but is £54m too much?

Sky Sports are reporting that Chelsea are fighting with PSG for the signature of Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani. Cavani scored 38 goals in all competitions last season for Napoli, and his record of 104 goals in 138 games is staggeringly good. However, Napoli are so far refusing to budge on their release clause figure of

Overlooked Oscar will be Chelsea's MVP for years under Mourinho

Chelsea’s golden trio going in to last season were Juan Mata, Eden Hazard and Oscar. However, come the end of the season and while Mata and Hazard are justifiably receiving tremendous praise, Oscar seems to have been forgotten. David Luiz and Frank Lampard were our other two headline grabbers – Oscar simply went about his

Is this Chelsea team as good as the 09/10 Double winning team?

The return of Jose Mourinho has prompted an awful lot of reflection and review amongst many Chelsea fans; yours truly included. Interestingly, I’ve found myself reviewing our seasons starting in 04/05 when we won the league. That was the start of something glorious for this club, and although we won the league double under Mourinho,

Chelsea star set for showdown with Mourinho over smoking?

Photos of Chelsea left back Ashley Cole smoking have been published in tabloid papers this weekend, leading to some journalists predicting that the English full back will be dropped come the start of next season. Mourinho is well known to punish players who are caught smoking; he dropped Portuguese defender Fabio Coentrao when photos of

Chelsea ARE chasing me reveals Hulk!!

It’s no secret that new Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will be given money to spend by Roman Abramovich, as the club looks to wrestle the Premier League back from the two Manchester clubs. Bayer Leverkusen have already admitted that they are in talks with Chelsea over the German attacker Andre Schurrle, and the Brazilian Hulk

Essien to follow Mourinho back to Chelsea?

Jose Mourinho may only be a day in the Chelsea job, but he doesn’t have much time to waste as he goes about organising his summer schedule. Chelsea have a good squad of players, but there is still a lot of work to do in preparation for the coming season. One of Mourinho’s first jobs