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Jose Mourinho: Diego Costa fit to play against QPR

Ahead of league leaders Chelsea’s match against struggling QPR, Jose Mourinho spoke to the press for a short while. The Portugese manager will be looking for yet another three points, and with Manchester City facing a difficult encounter on Sunday with Manchester United, Mourinho will be hoping that his side further extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table. Read more »

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Chelsea FC- Schürrle, Salah, Zouma, Mikel Set To Start Capital One Game

Jose Mourinho admits that Chelsea are ‘in trouble’ because of their mounting injury problems. The Chelsea manager is hopeful that he will have Diego Costa back in action for the weekend game against QPR but feels the injuries to Ramires and Loic Remy coupled with the short turnaround between Sunday’s game and Tuesday’s Capital One Cup clash is a major headache for his team. “I have only one day, we travel to London and we are travelling to Shrewsbury. We are in trouble because we have so many injured players,” Mourinho said. “It is even more difficult for us to go. We have to go. We now have a difficult match. Because they are doing very well in their league and doing very well against superior teams in the Capital One Cup. It’s a big day for them. We know it will be difficult for us. But that’s football.” “Every game is important. Shrewsbury is not a friendly. We have […] Read more »

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Mario Mandzukic Rejected Arsenal And Chelsea For Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has revealed he rejected a move to Premier League to join the Spanish champions. Mario Mandzukic left Bayern Munich to join Atletico Madrid in the summer for a transfer fee of £17.5 million. The Croatia International has joined the Liga champions for the next four years as Bayern Munich acquired the services of Robert Lewandowski from Borussia Dortmund for free. The Champions League winner was linked with a big-money move to Premier League clubs like Arsenal and Chelsea before joining Atletico Madrid. Mandzukic has revealed that he turned down a chance to move to the Premier League in favour of joining Diego Simeone’s side. “I had better offers than from Atletico,” he told Sportske novosti. “There were calls from the UK that interested me, but I believe that their style of football is simply not my way. There were also interest from Italy and some concrete offers from Russia. “I’m very pleased with everything. I […] Read more »