Is Eto’o signing proof that Mourinho hasn’t changed his short term thinking? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comJose Mourinho came back to Chelsea this summer in the midst of much fanfare and applause.
In his first press conference he spoke of wanting more stability having moved around Europe, collecting trophies as he went.
Mourinho has tended to work in three year cycles and has built his teams to win as much as possible in that time frame, he has shown little interest in trusting or improving young players, unless of course those are the best players to help him achieve in the here and now.
The Chelsea squad he inherits has an abundance of talented young players, so did this need for stability mean a switch in his philosophy?
There have been plenty of minutes for the likes of Oscar, Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and André Schürrle in the opening games of the season but these are hardly untested youngsters they are proven internationals with top countries.
It remains to be seen w...