Chelsea boss Mourinho enjoying fans' banter: No problem with 'f*** off, Mourinho' chant

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has enjoyed the banter at Premier League grounds this season.

Since his return, the manager has again regularly heard the 'f*** off, Mourinho' chant aimed in his direction.

But he has revealed that he loves the attention, which he describes as 'pure hostility'.

He told the Guardian: "I enjoy playing at home, feeling the Chelsea fans' passion, that they are happy to have me on their side; but I also enjoy playing away and feeling the opponents support their own team, giving me that hostility.

"It's a pure hostility. It's not aggressive. If Chelsea fans at Norwich are singing: 'Jose Mourinho', and the other guys sing 'f*** off Mourinho', I don't think it's aggressive hostility.

"It's better than them ignoring me. If, one day, I was Norwich manager, they'd be singing my name too. It's pure.

"Here, even the hostility is different. More tongue in cheek. When I'm not winning I'm 'not special any more'. I understand that and I like it."

 
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