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Chelsea Balls: Jose Mourinho Explores Sewing Dog Ears To A Crystal Palace Ballboy’s Head

by | 31st, March 2014

THERE is something unsettling about Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager now in his second coming to the Blues. A successful man in his chosen field of expertise, Mourinho would be expected to be confident enough to play it straight. But instead he has all the grandeur of a puppy sat next to a pile of poo.

Those newer Manchester United fans scouring the Premier League for an alternative winning shirt to wear will look at Chelsea, but should realise why they are getting in to.

When he first arrived in the country Mourinho was a tornado whirling on Roman Abramovich’s cash. He was The Special One. He gave good quotes and was entertaining in a way that his team often were not. He managed to deflect attention away from them to himself.

When he returned to Stamford Bridge, Mourinho told the hacks: “Like the Portuguese people of the past, I am a navigator. A bit of an explorer.”

Giles Smith weighed Mourinho against some of his intrepid countrymen of yore:

Mourinho: Two Uefa Champions Leagues, one Uefa Cup, seven domestic league titles, one Taça de Portugal, one Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, one Coppa Italia, one Supercoppa Italiana, one Copa del Rey, one Supercopa de España, one

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