"Samuel is a very experienced striker as everybody knows, and a winner," Mourinho told Chelsea TV.
"He's a guy who despite of winning everything, he never lost his desire to win. He comes to England with the same objective with which I went to Spain - he wants to be the first one to win the Spanish, the Italian and the English league as a player, and he always wanted to play in the Premier League so he comes with big motivation.
"He is different from Torres; Torres is different from Ba and Ba is different from Eto'o, so we have in these three strikers experience and different qualities."
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