Recently Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho said: "Lots of people on TV, but nobody a Chelsea man: Carragher, Liverpool; Thompson, Liverpool; Redknapp, Liverpool. Lawrenson, Liverpool; Hansen, Liverpool. We don’t have one.
"When I retire, 75 years old, I go as a pundit to defend Chelsea on television."
But Thompson believes the lack of former Chelsea players in similar positions is down to a lack of success down the years.
"Chelsea haven’t got what you’d describe as a ‘winning past,' he said. "They've only had success since Jose has been there.
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