‘He Never Wanted Arsenal Return’ – Chelsea Boss Jose Mourinho Denies Fabregas’ Gunners Dream

Alan Duffy

19th, July 2014


By Alan Duffy


Never one to shy away from a contentious comment, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has claimed that his £27million midfielder Cesc Fabregas never wanted to return to former club Arsenal this summer.

Asked whether it had been difficult to persuade Fabregas to move to Stamford Bridge, Mourinho said:

“I spoke with him for 20 minutes. He really wanted to come to us. Arsenal had an option to interfere, but I think he was not open to that. I think he was very, very much in our direction, so it was an easy job for me.”

The comments, which came at a BT launch, signal the start of new season and are sure to irk Arsenal fans and possibly Fabregas himself. Indeed, not too long ago, the Spanish midfielder gave a rather different account of his move to Chelsea, saying:

“Arsenal was the first option, for contractual reasons. There was a clause that gave them the right to decide. We spoke to Wenger and he said that the space was very well filled by Mesut Özil and it was hard to find a place for both of us in the team.”

So by the looks of things one of these chaps ain’t telling the truth! Still, love him or loathe him, you can’t deny that Jose is a rather entertaining chap!


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  1. emma says:

    I think what chelsea boss said is wrong bcos fabregas his self av alrdy come out and tell the whole world about the situation on ground so mourinho should try to face his own job.

  2. Mark Gill says:

    God I wish that Chelsea manager would drink a bottle of bleach bloody idiot every time he opens that fat trap of his I hope someone would fill up with a fist

  3. Gonerjoe says:

    Someone is telling pokies I think it might be A cretin of a manager

  4. bob says:

    Fabregas did want to go to Arsenal, but they didn’t want him – just like Mourinho really wanted the United job when he was leaving Real, but they didn’t want him. Both took the best option available to them after their first choice wasn’t possible. (Or in other words, shut up Jose!)

  5. Billy NoMates says:

    Moan-rhinio is such a narcissistic gobby turd I wish he would keep his trap shut. He is such a sh*t-stirrer and does all this to grab attention.
    I wish he would go back to Portugal and get a job as a waiter where he can gossip to his hearts content.

  6. Rob says:

    Wasn’t the World cup wonderful, know it’s back to the boring business from Mourinho.

  7. Tellitasitis says:

    Hahaha, Moronho is such a gobby twat. I can imagine him in the School yard, mouthing off, then running to his big brother for protection. Excuse my genuine ignorance, but when was the last time a team he managed won a title, or a cup?

  8. squiggle says:

    I can’t find him entertaining anymore. We’ve seen his schtick a thousand times.

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