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Former Chelsea player Scott Minto has urged the top clubs to rethink their idea of hiring Jose Mourinho at their clubs. In his opinion, the Portuguese coach exerts a bad influence on the players repeatedly ridiculing them or throwing all the blame on them in his statements.

Minto told Sky Sports:

“It seems to me that his comments about the players, that they overachieved, you cannot do that,”

“It is not just about the results, it is as much about the comments. Clearly they were not going to go down but I think it is with a heavy heart that [club owner Roman] Abramovich felt he had to act.”

“They are part of the reason that made Jose Mourinho so successful, so bloody minded, it is fine for the first couple of years but you can’t keep doing that and managers have to evolve themselves.”

“For me, as a player, I never really played for a manager. It’s about personal pride. But they have gone from champions to almost relegation candidates with these world-class players. ”

“The Chelsea board have thought ‘where do we go from here?’ It is much easier to get rid of your manager than a bunch of players.”

“It is not just about winning trophies, it is about having a manager who fits the philosophies of the club. He will win you trophies for the first couple of years but he won’t sustain it and clubs will wonder if it is all worth it.”


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Former Chelsea left-back, Scott Minto is convinced that next to Diego Costa, Radamel Falcao will be able to rediscover his form.

Minto have no doubts, that under Jose Mourinho and alongside Diego Costa, the Colombian stiker will return to his best form.

Many people criticize Chelsea’s decision about signing Falcao. While former Chelsea player is convinced that Falcao is able kick on after a dissapoiting season at Manchester United.

Minto told Four Four Two:

“Over the last year Jose’s formation and tactics have been fairly straightforward, and we’ve known his best team, but I think the fact that Falcao has signed for the club makes his team selection a lot less so,”

“Falcao could have a season like he did last year – or he could really light the league up. If Mourinho could get him anywhere near the player he was at Atletico, he has got some striker on his hands.”

“Falcao was the best No.9 in the world at Atletico. I watched pretty much every match he played for them, while presenting Revisita de La Liga. Not only that, he played alongside Diego Costa, and they worked beautifully together.”

”People say that you need that extra midfielder in the Premier League now, and the lone striker works best for Chelsea, but if those two suddenly combined really well together again, you’ve got a choice on your hands – they could operate really well in a 4-4-2,”

“His form before his injury was superb, and he’s played with Costa before – we know it can work. Jose likes 4-2-3-1, but I’d love to see Falcao at his best – he could really terrorise Premier League defences. And I think Mourinho has the options, midfield-wise, to support that system.”

“Fabregas and Matic in the middle, Hazard and Willian out wide could work really well, and it could help give Chelsea an extra edge this year.”



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