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We are happy with what we have: Mourinho

Jul 26 2013, 6:28am CDT | by IANS

London, July 26 (IANS) Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that he is not too concerned about the transfer saga involving Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and is happy with the squad at his disposal.

London, July 26 — Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that he is not too concerned about the transfer saga involving Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and is happy with the squad at his...

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We are happy with what we have: Mourinho

Jul 26 2013, 6:28am CDT | by IANS

London, July 26 (IANS) Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that he is not too concerned about the transfer saga involving Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and is happy with the squad at his disposal.

London, July 26 — Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that he is not too concerned about the transfer saga involving Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and is happy with the squad at his disposal.

Mourinho had earlier said that Rooney was the only transfer target of the summer for the London football club.

Chelsea have already launched a 22 million pounds bid for the England international but their offer was immediately rejected with United manager David Moyes saying that Rooney was not for sale.

However, the former Real Madrid and Inter Milan has said that he is "calm" about the situation.

"At this moment we have made what you know; that bid which was public and official and after that nothing else," Mourinho told reporters after the his team's 8-1 thumping of Indonesia All-Stars.

"But we are calm as we told you that we are calm because we are happy with what we have."

The talk of bringing in another striker to the club would defintely put some pressure on Spanish striker Fernando Torres.

Chelsea have also recalled Romelu Lukaku from his loan spell at West Brom, where he impressed last season.

The Portuguese had said that Lukaku would definitely be involved with the first team squad this year and with Demba Ba also vying for a place it could mean that Torres is the one that bites the bullet if Rooney is signed.

Mourinho, though, thinks that the news of signing another striker should make the Spaniard "happy" as they would be more competition in the squad.

"I think Fernando should be happy because we have competition in the team and I think that is good for everybody in every position.

"Fernando I think will be pleased because during his time at Chelsea he was basically the only striker and then after that there was the arrival of Ba in January," he said.

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Unlike Liverpool FC, I always go with my best team says Mourinho

Nov 5 2014 5:14am CST | Source: Winner Sports

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has found himself in a middle of a storm after resting no less than eight of his first team regulars for the Reds’ glamour UEFA Champions League clash against Real Madrid last night. Although the so-called reserve team acquitted themselves very well by only suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the all conquering Madrid, Rodgers was vehemently criticized by many for throwing in the towel even before the match ...
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2 weeks ago

Chelsea Predicted Line-Up v Maribor: Diego Costa Rested Again, Ramires To Start

Nov 5 2014 4:48am CST | Source: CaughtOffside

How Chelsea will line up to take on Slovenian champions Maribor in tonight's Champions League. Chelsea's 6-0 win over Maribor two weeks ago put them top of the group, and another win tonight would put them in pole position to win it. Jose Mourinho must strike a fine balance, however, with an important game at Anfield looming on Saturday. SEE MORE: NK Maribor v Chelsea: Live Football Streaming And Champions League Preview 10 Surprise Stars Of The Season 8 Wi ...
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2 weeks ago

I Wouldn’t Do What Brendan Rodgers Did, Strongest Team Is My Only Way – Jose Mourinho

Nov 5 2014 4:26am CST | Source: insidefutbol

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has suggested he would never follow Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers in naming a second-string side vs Real Madrid. ...
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6-0 is irrelevant! Jose Mourinho warns his Chelsea side ahead of Maribor [video]

Nov 5 2014 4:19am CST | Source: 101 great goals

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and experienced defender Branislav Ivanovic have warned their team mates that the clash with Maribor will be no walk in the park.The Blues thrashed Maribor 6-0 in October at Stamford Bridge and are heavy favourites to beat Maribor again this evening.Mourinho is expected to make some changes, although not as many as Brendan Rodgers made for Liverpool at Real Madrid.Chelsea head to Anfield for the opening game of the Pr ...
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2 weeks ago

Chelsea vs Maribor: Petr Cech set for Champions League recall

Nov 5 2014 3:58am CST | Source: Telegraph

Jose Mourinho to restore goalkeeper Petr Cech to Chelsea line-up in bid to give him enough football to convince him not to leave Stamford Bridge in Jan ...
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2 weeks ago

Mourinho asks for supporters' understanding

Nov 5 2014 2:15am CST | Source: Espn.co.uk

Jose Mourinho has asked for Chelsea supporters' understanding after saying the Stamford Bridge home crowd is among the worst in the Premier Leag ...
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2 weeks ago

Mourinho questions Rodgers rotation

Nov 5 2014 1:58am CST | Source: Espn.co.uk

Jose Mourinho says he would not follow Brendan Rodgers' approach in selecting a weakened team to face "the most difficult oppon ...
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2 weeks ago

Jose Mourinho Aims Dig at Brendan Rodgers over Liverpool Team Selection

Nov 5 2014 1:50am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Jose Mourinho has suggested he wouldn't replicate Brendan Rodgers' decision to pick a severely depleted team against Real Madrid. The Portuguese manager, whose Chelsea side face Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, indicated he would stop managing if he felt his team couldn't win matches. His comments were reported by Martin Lipton of the Mirror: If Liverpool decide to rest players when they play against the European champions ...
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2 weeks ago

Why Rodgers was right with team selection against Real Madrid

Nov 5 2014 1:31am CST | Source: Soccerlens

Why Rodgers was right with team selection against Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Brendan Rodgers was heavily criticised last night for fielding an understrength team against Real Madrid. The Liverpool manager left seven first-team regulars out of his starting line-up, and despite the Reds putting up a valiant effort, they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu.  Gary Lineker, the Match of the Day presenter, criticised Rodgers’ team sele ...
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2 weeks ago

NK Maribor vs. Chelsea: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

Nov 5 2014 1:00am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

After an amazing unbeaten start to their Premier League and European campaigns, Chelsea travel to Slovenia to face NK Maribor on Wednesday in an attempt to secure their place in the knockout phase of the Champions League. Jose Mourinho's side is showing the same kind of steel as the Special One's first Chelsea side, created during his initial spell as manager. The west London outfit currently sits top of Group G on seven points ...
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