English Premiership

'Modest' Mourinho

2014-05-02 15:18
Jose Mourinho (AFP)
Cape Town - During today's press conference, Jose Mourinho told BBC Sport exactly what he thought when asked how he felt about ending the season without a trophy.

"I am going to tell you a little bit of history of my career", said Mourinho. "In 2010 I won everything with Inter. Scudetto, Coppa Italia and Champions League. After that, in the first season at Real Madrid I won the cup against the best team in the world. I finished second in the league to the best team in the world and lost the Champions League semi to the best team in the world.

"The next season I was champion against the best team in the world, champion with the record 100 points and record goals scored. We won that league. We lost the Champions League semi-final on penalties when two of the best penalty takers in football missed a penalty - Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo.

"In the third season we won everything against the best team in the world - every match. We won the Super Cup, we lost the league, and we lost the Champions League semi-final by one goal.

"The fourth season, which is this one, and probably the first time I don't win a single a trophy - I go to Champions League semi-final, I fight for the title to the last moment. These are the four bad seasons of my career."

Jose Mourinho, whose side have nothing left to play for this season, insists Chelsea won't lack motivation and will still go out looking to win their final two games.

Chelsea take on struggling Norwich on Sunday.


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