Is Jose Mourinho the new Ian Holloway?

Ollie Irish

6th, February 2007

Mourinho_2If this quote was unattributed I would have put good money on it being the latest post-match comment / bizarre analogy to be uttered from the mouth of ‘Sir’ Ian Holloway. However, closer inspection reveals that it is Jose Mourinho who is losing sleep over his team’s injury crisis.

"It’s like having a blanket that is too small for the bed. You pull the blanket up to keep your chest warm and your feet stick out. I cannot buy a bigger blanket because the supermarket is closed. But the blanket is made of cashmere!"

Click below for Pies’ attempted translation!

Is Jose Mourinho the new Ian Holloway? continued

Blanket – squad
Bed – ideal squad size
Feet – exposed makeshift centre-backs
Supermarket – transfer window / Mr Abramovich’s wallet

Hopefully that clears that up! [Rob Parker]

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