Chelsea chiefs want current boss Jose Mourinho to stay on as manager for the next decade, according to the London
Mourinho signed a four year deal with the Blues when he made his sensational return to Stamford Bridge last season, but Chief Executive Ron Gourlay has revealed that the club want the Portuguese at the helm for at least the next 10 years.
Chelsea have been a merry-go-round for managers in recent years – in fact seeing ten different men come and go since Russian Tycoon Roman Abramovich took over the club way back in 2003.
The 51-year-old landed the Premier League title in his first two seasons in charge while signing stalwarts such as Didier Drogba and Arjen Robben – and this season has seen him bring in more influential signings such as Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa.
And Gourlay has said how he personally would love to keep the legendary boss at the club for a lengthy second spell.
He said: “I hope he will stay 10 years. Having the security of Jose is great for me – he knows the club, knows me.
“Jose can deal with the media in a different way from some of the other managers we’ve had. He takes the pressure not only away from the players but also from the club.
“He allows us to manage and me in particular to drive the club forward.”
Chelsea currently sit top of the league having made a flying to the season – remaining the only club in the division with a 100% record.
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