Tuesday 16 January 2018

mourinho's cesc taunts

Chelsea boss claims Fabregas snubbed Arsenal to win titles

JOSE Mourinho has taunted Arsenal by claiming that Cesc Fabregas chose Stamford Bridge instead of the Emirates because he wanted to win titles.

Speaking in advance of Sunday's showdown with Arsenal, Mourinho said: "I know why he chose Chelsea. I don't know why he didn't choose Arsenal.".

"I can only speak about what we promised him. I can't talk about the decision for him leaving Arsenal, or what stopped him going back."

"I don't know if it was the manager's or his decision. I just promised him we'd build a team very adapted to his style of play. That he was going to be an important player in our project. And that, normally, good projects end with titles. He was looking for that. That's all I can say," said Mourinho who isn't worried about the reception Fabregas will get at the Emirates.

"I'm not worried with that. Frank Lampard played at Stamford Bridge without any kind of problem and with a good reception.

"I don't see a reason for Fabregas not to have the same at the Emirates. But, if he has some bad reactions, I think he's one of the players who is more than ready. He played in Barcelona with an Arsenal shirt. Why can't he play at the Emirates with a Chelsea shirt? No problem."

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