Newcastle boss Pardew: Great to see Mourinho back with Chelsea

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew feels Jose Mourinho's Chelsea are title favourites. Pardew feels Mourinho will have it easier than his counterparts in Manchester.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew feels Jose Mourinho's Chelsea are title favourites.

Pardew feels Mourinho will have it easier than his counterparts in Manchester.

“The Manchester City and Manchester United managers [Manuel Pellegrini and David Moyes] will have a season where they will come under pressure. In his first year, David Moyes is going to find it difficult because it’s such a big jump from Everton.

“Mourinho is going back to what I consider his home and he will lift Chelsea, no doubt about that. He will certainly lift the crowd. I wouldn’t want to be the opposition in that first game [against promoted Hull] because it’s going to be a Mourinho love-in.

“I am a great admirer [of his]. I’m really pleased he is back. He’s amusing, a very multi-sided character, a great fellow and a great competitor.”

 
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