Mourinho tells me to go and kick ’em!
CHELSEA star Andre Schurrle has revealed Jose Mourinho has told him to go out and FOUL people.
Mourinho isn’t happy with the German just contributing goals and assists – he wants his players to stop the opposition as well… by any means necessary.
Schurrle said: “Jose has taught me a different style of play and a different way of thinking to reach the world-class level.
“To him, finishing second is a failure. He doesn’t know the word ‘losing’.
“That’s how he holds his talk before the matches. His thinking is impressive – as impressive as the way he gets his message across.
“He challenges you to be robust on the pitch, to play like a man. That sometimes means committing a foul.
“I feel much better since joining Chelsea and I have become much more confident.”
The news won’t come as any surprise to Chelsea’s rivals, most of whom reckon they play more attractive football.
And it won’t prevent any future bust-ups like the one that saw Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger shove Mourinho following a bad foul by Gary Cahill.
Even Cesc Fabregas, who’s made a sensational start to his Chelsea career, doesn’t really want to be there – according to one of his former team-mates.
Barcelona’s Cristian Tello reckons Cesc would rather be still strutting his stuff at the Nou Camp.
Tello, currently on loan at Porto, said: “He didn’t leave the club as he deserved.
“He left through the back door. He was a spectacular player, you only have to see the goals and assists from his time at Barca.
“I suppose he will be hurting because his dream was to triumph at Barcelona.”
Mourinho is keen on signing Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, but doesn’t believe they will sell the 21-year-old.
He said: “I like Varane, but everybody knows he will stay at Real Madrid.”
One way of landing him would be to let Petr Cech go the other way.
Real need a top keeper and Cech, who has been pushed on to the bench by Thibaut Courtois,would jump at the chance to play for the Euro champions.
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