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Jose Mourinho: Willian has chosen Chelsea over Tottenham - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed in a press conference today that Willian has chosen to join the Blues, despite the Brazil international having a medical ahead of a proposed £30m move to Tottenham.
The Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder initially attracted the attention of Liverpool, but Spurs hijacked the deal for the 25-year-old. And it seems like, Chelsea have snatched the deal right under their noses of their London rivals.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas reflected on the transfer saga after yesterday’s 5-0 victory over Dinamo Tbilisi, said: “I confirmed [on Wednesday] there was interest in the player, if something happens… everything is possible. I’m not aware of all the circumstances because of our involvement in the game. Neither did I want it to be a distraction for what we achieved tonight.”
Mourinho has made a statement today in the press conference where he conf...
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Jose Mourinho expects Tottenham target Willian will sign for the Chelsea ahead of their London rivals.
Tottenham appeared poised to sign the Anzhi Makhachkala forward after he completed a medical, but Chelsea now appear to be in pole position for the deal.
"I think he's already made his decision," Mourinho said.
The self-styled 'Special One' nodded in the...
Don't chant for me any more, Jose Mourinho beseeched the Chelsea fans after his rapturous welcome back to Stamford Bridge before, during and after the opening victory over Hull City -- chant for the team. Yet Mourinho seems still to be stealing every show.
As we move into a Premier League weekend that culminates in a mouthwatering Monday game, as Mourinho's team take on...
Why Chelsea Need A Man Of Mourinho’s Stature - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jose Mourinho oozes confidence. Happy or special or whatever, the one thing about Mourinho that hasn’t changed and will never change is that the man is sure of himself. He believes in his ability, and he does things his way. So it didn’t really come as a surprise when Fernando Torres, once owner...
Willian is expected to spurn the advances of Tottenham and sign for Jose Mourinho's Chelsea in the next few days.
Spurs appeared poised to announce a deal for the Anzhi Makhachkala forward after he completed a medical, but Chelsea have now hijacked the deal after making their long-standing interest known.
A deal was quickly agreed between the Blues and the Russian club - respective...
The Villa-Chelsea match will be more known for a couple of events on the pitch than anything else...
Should Ivanovic have been given a red card for his elbowing of Benteke for the challenge in the air...???
Should Villa have been given a stoppage time PK for a John Terry hand ball in the box...???
Answers are, probably, yes and yes...
Jose Mourinho and Chelsea will wait until after Monday's Barclays Premier League match with Manchester United to make a third approach for transfer target Wayne Rooney.
Chelsea have seen two offers for Rooney rebuffed by United, who insist the England striker is not for sale.
Mourinho will test that resolve, but not until after the trip to Old Trafford.
"I don't want...
Jose Mourinho’s striker woes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has managed Chelsea through two games of the new Premier League season – winning both. However, he has named a different striker to play the lone role upfront in both games – Fernando Torres left and Demba Ba right.
Romelu Lukaku has come on as a sub in both league games – impressing...
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says a new bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney won't be submitted until after Monday's match at the Premier League champions.
Chelsea has had two bids rejected for the unsettled Rooney, who indicated to United toward the end of last season that he wanted to leave.
United has said Rooney is not for sale but that has not deterred Chelsea...
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hijacked Tottenham’s proposed £30million deal for Brazil winger Willian.
And the dramatic swoop for the Anzhi Makhachkala star immediately put Gareth Bale’s world-record switch to Real Madrid in doubt.
Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas insisted his side could cope without Bale after they stormed to a 5-0 win against Dinamo Tbilisi in their Europa...
Hull City Winger Elmohamady
Ahmed Elmohamady is positive ahead of Hull’s first home game of the season when they face Norwich on Saturday.
Hull were handed a tough start to life back in the top flight with a trip to Stamford Bridge and suffered a 2-0 defeat to Jose Mourinho’s men.
But Elmohamady says he cannot wait to face a home crowd and compete with the elite.
“It felt great...
Chelsea have agreed a fee to sign Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala, and are in talks with the same club about signing Samuel Eto'o.
Willian's transfer is subject to a work permit hearing which will take place on Wednesday this week and provided it is granted Chelsea will pay a fee reportedly in the region of £30m.
And, according to Sky sources, Chelsea could be on the verge...
Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski has revealed that he has turned down moves to Manchester United Chelsea and Real Madrid in the past 12 months.
The Poland international was instrumental in Jurgen Klopp's side reaching the Champions League final last season with the highlight of his campaign arguably being his four goals in Dortmund's 4-1 triumph over Real Madrid...
Chelsea strikers Demba ba and Romelu Lukaku
Spanish side Malaga are keen on a move for Chelsea’s Demba Ba and Romelu Lukaku, according to reports from the Daily Star.
The La Liga outfit have made securing the young Belgian and the Senegal international their top priority before the transfer window closes, and are hopeful that the Blues’ pursuit of Wayne Rooney will make a...
Anzhi striker Samuel Eto'o
Former Anzhi Makhachkala coach Rene Meulensteen has revealed Cameroon international striker Samuel Eto’o could make a move to Chelsea this summer.
The 32-year-old veteran striker who joined the Russian side in 2011 has been linked with a move to English giants Manchester United and Chelsea.
Eto’o and other Anzhi have been made available by...
Former Inter Milan striker Samuel Eto'o
Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has refused to comment on rumours linking Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto’o with a return to the club.
The Cameroon international’s time at Anzhi Makhachkala looks to be over following owner Suleiman Kerimov’s decision to pull the plug on his huge financial project at the Russian club.