Chelsea’s Ramires buoyed by Mourinho presence

Chelsea midfielder Ramires admits he was happy to hear that Jose Mourinho has twice tried to sign him.

Chelsea midfielder Ramires admits he was happy to hear that Jose Mourinho has twice tried to sign him.

The returning Blues boss recently called and spoke with the Brazilian who was thrilled to learn that the Portuguese tactician is a fan of his work.

"I am eager to start working with Mourinho, my phone rang recently and it was Mourinho," he told Globo Esporte.

"It surprised me. We talked a lot and he said nice things.

"He said that he requested Inter Milan and Real Madrid sign me when he was coaching those teams, he said that he is happy that I am in Chelsea's squad.

"That made me very happy, and I told him that he can count on me, that I'll do what I can to help him be a winner at his new spell at the club.

"I was already eager to work with him and I am now even more motivated after finding out that he wants to work with me. I am feeling we will have a great season."

 

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