José Mourinho Says Chelsea ‘Can’t Compete’ With Manchester City’s Cash: Daily Soccer Report

Chelsea manager and master manipulator Jose Mourinho says that his club can’t compete withe Manchester City’s cash, as the two clubs are set to face each other in one of the biggest games of the 2013/14 Premier League season.

In his press conference, Mourinho said:

“If City want to make it impossible [to follow FFP rules], yes it’s impossible because we are not competing outside what is important for us: the fair financial fair play. We are working, thinking and believing that financial fair play is going to be in practice. So there are things that are impossible for us. Financially, no [we can’t compete].”

“Back [when Roman Abramrovich arrived at Stamford Bridge a decade ago] it was a free world. There was no financial fair play. If your club was a rich one, your owner a rich one, there were no rules. It was an open situation.

“I don’t envy the fact that [Manchester City] have this kind of protection, or whichever word. It’s the way it is. No problem. Teams with success, people tend not to like, no? But times change. Many things people considered wrong 50 years ago are something very normal now. Maybe 10 years ago a huge investment in the club was something people hated, but in this moment it’s something people accept in a different way. If Uefa goes with FFP until the last consequence, maybe in that moment people will realize that some teams are different to other teams. But it’s something I don’t think about at this moment.”

For someone who doesn’t think about the topic at this moment, he has a lot to say.

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14 thoughts on “José Mourinho Says Chelsea ‘Can’t Compete’ With Manchester City’s Cash: Daily Soccer Report”

  1. So he must also be admitting that all the other teams can’t compete against Chelsea because of their huge amounts of cash, makes your 0-0 draw against West Ham look even worse Jose.

  2. It is kinda ironic, but there is a difference being owned by a very rich man versus being owned by the ruling family of a sovereign country. It’s like the “wealthy clubs” that run more or less like a normal business (Manchester United, Spurs, Arsenal, Liverpool) are the number 1. Chelsea is the number 10. City is the number 100.

  3. Says the man who managed Real Madrid that have spent even more than City. When he managed Chelsea the first time I wonder who bankrolled his squad? Santa Claus? Jose is fast becoming irrelevant with his antics and comments. Biggest hypocrite in world football at the moment.

  4. Josie give me a break the smallest violin is playing my heart bleeds for you. PLEASE! I hope City puts 4 or 5 chelski. Roman has spent 2 BIL City has spent 1 Bil so try a different argument. How about a little cheese with that wine.GO CITY destroy chelski. Lets see who parks the bus today.

  5. Getting his excuses in early in preparation fror today’s thrashing.

    I can’t wait to hear Allardyce if Chelsea park the bus as expected.

    Mourinho is past his sell by date.

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