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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