Chelsea boss Scolari won't rise to Fergie bait

Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari insists he won't rise to the bait from Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson this season.

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"I am not going to fight against any other managers or any names," said Scolari, after watching his team demolish Chengdu Blades 7-0 yesterday.

"I know they will try to use psychological weapons against me. I know they will try to wind me up but it won't work, they are wasting their time. I don't want to work this way.

"For one thing I don't speak English that well and I could end up using some bad words, and that is not the right way. And if my players listen to something negative about Chelsea and our team and get angry, I will ask them why they are angry - this is nothing.

"If I was in Brazil it might be different because it is my country and my language. But in England I need to learn and to know what it is like over the next six or seven months. If I need to change, I will but hopefully I can follow my way."

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