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Chelsea balls: Shameful Mourinho is ‘getting sacked in the morning’

by | 24th, October 2015

West Ham United beat Chelsea 2-1, and José Mourinho spent the second half watching from the stand. Why? Because it was claimed that he tried to speak to the referee during the interval, following the dismissal of Chelsea’s midfielder Nemanja Matic.

With such crass behaviour can it be long before Mourinho is given the boot from Stamford Bridge?

“You’re getting sacked in the morning,” sang the West Ham fans at the Portuguese manager, who then put the tin lid on his day out by failing to attend the post-match press conference.

Matthew Syed is not a fan, writing in the Times :

His motivational technique is based upon something very different: me, me, me. It is about the cult of the individual Mourinho himself. This is predicated, in turn, upon creating a sense of permanent crisis. He sees conspiracies everywhere. The referees, the Premier League, Uefa, the ballboys, the team doctor, Uncle Tom Cobley: whatever it takes to get his players to feel like they are enduring a siege.

In the short term, this technique works. Nobody wants to be in a siege, fighting for one’s life, and so the players respond. But over the long-term, it begins to grate. It is like a narcotic or a sugar rush: you need ever more crises to recruit ever dwindling amounts of emotional response, particularly when the players begin to see through the underlying charade. In the end, it becomes cloying.

Chelsea are the current Premier League champions. Mourinho has talent. But he

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  • joseph Porto

    Ok you got it!
    Now who explains that to Abramovich before he got burned himself in the fire if he doesn’t sack Mourinho?
    We as Chelsea fans are very clear what we don’t want, meaning the abuse of Juan Mata, David Luis , Eva Carneiro, Eden Hazard, etc. Lack of respect to Rafa Benitez’s wife, Arsene Wenger etc. No titles under Mourinho will have a sweet saviour but a frustation of something nasty and the feeling of better nothing than this injustice.
    Think well Abramovich before get sucked by scandals!