Kalou: Mourinho exit ended my chance at Chelsea

Lille winger Salomon Kalou feels the departure of Jose Mourinho was the end of his chances at Chelsea.

Lille winger Salomon Kalou feels the departure of Jose Mourinho was the end of his chances at Chelsea.

The 27-year-old Ivory Coast international was signed at Chelsea by Mourinho from Feyenoord in 2006.

He told L'Equipe: "If Mourinho would have stayed at Chelsea I could have matched expectations, because what I need is a coach that is backing me 100 per cent."

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