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Mourinho insists Moses, Lukaku have long-term Chelsea futures

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists Victor Moses and Romelu Lukaku still have a future at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho has insisted that young forwards Lukaku and Moses are in his long-term plans despite allowing the pair to leave on loan for the season to Everton and Liverpool respectively.

"I think its time for everyone to stop thinking about selling and buying players," the Blues boss told Chelsea TV.

"There are always little things to do on the last day, people to leave. We have to think about the club but we also have to think about what is best for the players individually.

"We decided Moses and Lukaku - two players we were more than happy to keep - that it's better for the club and the future of the players if they go on loan.

"With Lukaku, we have Fernando, Eto'o and Demba. Of course he would get playing time, but it's the choice of playing basically every weekend.

"He had lots of clubs and options, and we have to respect his decision."

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