Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says is content with their league position – despite yesterday’s 3-2 defeat at Stoke.
Although he is wary that Arsenal are building a considerable lead at the top of the table – which could be extended to seven points with victory over Everton today – he thinks his team are performing well in relation to rivals Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool. read more »
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declared that he is not stupid after journalists asked why he had substituted Andre Schurrle during yesterday’s 3-2 defeat at Stoke.
The Blues lost 3-2 after Oussama Assaidi’s late strike won the game for the Potters. But members of the media were curious as to why Schurrle, scorer of both Chelsea goals and by far their greatest threat, was taken off after 70 minutes. read more »
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has lauded the improvement in Liverpool’s goalscoring credentials during his time in charge.
The Reds boss says scoring goals was a “big issue” when he came to Anfield. But after yesterday’s 4-1 win at home to West Ham became the latest in a trend of high-scoring victories for Rodgers’ side, he wanted to praise their improvement in that departmenet. read more »
Spurs boss Andre Villas Boas has called on his side to follow yesterday’s 1-2 win at Sunderland with victory over Liverpool next Sunday.
He believes a win over the Reds at White Hart Lane next weekend will put his side’s season back on track after recent blips. read more »
Manchester United manager David Moyes has rubbished suggestions that striker Robin Van Persie has handed in a transfer request.
The rumour spread yesterday after being broadcast by pundit Mark Lawrenson during an appearance on an Irish radio station. The former Liverpool defender said friends in the print media had told him Van Persie had asked to leave. read more »