According to the Sun, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has asked Roman Abramovich for a permission to remove the players he considers to be bad apples in the squad and get the club moving in the right direction again.
The paper claims that Mourinho has asked Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to let him axe under-performing stars during the winter transfer window. However, it remains unknown which players has in mind the Portuguese coach.
A source close to Mourinho told SunSport:
“He wants to get to the January transfer window to remove the players he considers to be bad apples in the squad and get the club moving in the right direction again.”
”Jose does not want deadlines put on him for improvement but Roman has told Mourinho he needs to see signs of an upturn.”