5 Better options for Chelsea than signing Fabien Barthez

Ollie Irish

19th, October 2006

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21508 It is not a great surprise that Jose Mourinho has moved quickly to distance himself from reports linking Chelsea with a move for Fabien Barthez . It’s rumours like that which can ruin managerial reputations!

With Carlo Cudicini almost ready to return and Hilario proving himself a capable understudy, there can’t be many options worse than bringing in Barthez. Click below to read a few alternatives for Mourinho to mull over.

1 Coax Dmitri Kharine out of retirement
The Russian goalkeeper was at Stamford Bridge for seven years. He is apparently working as the goalkeeping coach at Luton Town. Why not bring

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  1. joe says:

    He’s mid-30s and has won every relevant trophy there is to be had. He’d be unmotivated, not worth the gamble.