Many have slated Chelsea’s style of play in The Champions League this week. But Jose Mourinho has never been a manager who seems to prize attractive football above all else.
What he does is get results in a results driven industry. And that’s why he is regarded by many as the best coach in the world.
While Manchester City and Arsenal can suggest that they play football which is much more exciting on the eye both would swap positions with Chelsea in the league and in Europe in the blink of an eye. Because Chelsea still have a shout in the tile race and are so close to The Champions League final that they can almost touch it.
And Chelsea have been linked once again this week with another player who seems to fit the bill perfectly – a combative midfielder who doesn’t score too many goals but is disciplined and tidy in everything that he does on the pitch. The Guardian says:
…Paris Saint-Germain’s Adrien Rabiot, who currently earns £5,000 a week but is holding out for a £60,000 a week.
..despite facing competition from Yohan Cabaye, Blaise Matuidi, Marco Verratti and Thiago Motta at the base of PSG’s midfield, has still managed nearly 30 appearances this season.
All of which has alerted Chelsea, Saho (sic) have loads of good midfielders but, crucially, also have loads of money and are rumoured to be willing to match Rabiot’s wage demands. José Mourinho has taken a particular shine to the shaggy-haired youngster and with his contract expiring in 2015, has decided that £8m is enough to prise him from Paris and beat both Juventus and Arsenal to his signature.
We think that Jose Mourinho is still looking for another more dynamic midfielder to play in the holding role alongside Matic and make Chelsea even harder to break down. We believe that this guy fits the bill and could easily make the transition to The Premier League.
Let’s take a look at him in action. Chelsea fans does this guy have what it takes?
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