Published On: Mon, Aug 31st, 2015

Chelsea facing 24 hours which could decide Jose Mourinho’s future

Dan Levene wonders whether Jose Mourinho has the stomach for a long-haul fight at Chelsea, with similarities between 2015 and 2007 growing.

 

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The next 24 hours may reveal whether Jose Mourinho has the fight in him for the long haul at Chelsea. With results not going the Blues’ way, and the transfer window set to close potentially without the arrival of either of his two main targets, we are well into the territory that saw him walk away from Stamford Bridge in 2007. Back then, after a series of disagreements with owner Roman Abramovich, Mourinho left the club ‘by mutual consent’. And Chelsea were pitched into a state of turmoil where, aside from two years of relative stability under Carlo Ancelotti, they ploughed through seven essentially temporary managers in four years before The Special One returned.

While there are obvious similarities between the landscape today, and where the club was headed back then, there are also many differences. For starters, both Mourinho and Abramovich are older and wiser.

 

Read the full article at Eurosport, by Dan Levene

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