Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has defended himself after being criticised for adopting safe tactics with his sides, claiming he is ‘the champion of the League of Records’, writes ESPN.
Despite securing back-to-back Premier League titles with Chelsea in 2005 and 2006, winning the 2005 crown with a record 95 points, Mourinho insists he is ‘a better manager now’ than he was when he first left Stamford Bridge in 2007.
“Who is the manager of the best Real Madrid team in history? That is me,” he said. “One hundred points, 121 goals, champion against the best Barcelona there ever has been. I am the one.
“Real Madrid was a defensive team? We scored 121 goals and got 100 points. My Chelsea was defensive? But they still have the Premier League points record.
“Sometimes a lie that is repeated a lot fools people into thinking it is true. Are my teams attacking? They are built to win. You have to be dominant to win more than not so that is what my teams try to be.”
Mourinho also claimed he wants to repeat what he achieved with Chelsea in the past by winning the league. “Each of the leagues I have worked in are different. That helps you grow up. Experience is important. What I want now is to repeat a league I have won before,”he said.
The Portuguese takes his Chelsea side to Carrow Road on Saturday to face Norwich in the Premier League; the Blues will be without Fernando Torres after suffering knee ligament strains during the Steaua Bucharest, with the striker also suspended.
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