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Arsenal hero Merson tells Mourinho: You're wrong about this Chelsea team

Arsenal title winner Paul Merson says Jose Mourinho is wrong to write off Chelsea as a big match performer.

The Portuguese says games against fellow top six teams have shown weaknesses in Frank Lampard's young side.

But Merson told Sky Sports: "I think that's a bit harsh, Mourinho.

“The Man United game at the start of the season, that was never a 4-0 in a month of Sundays, that could have swung either way.

Liverpool in the Super Cup, I thought Chelsea were just as good as Liverpool that day.

Ajax are a very good team, very good team. Let's look at the positive, they were 4-1 down and come back and drawn 4-4, probably should have won the game.

"Man United [in the Carabao Cup], he rested players. Man United probably played their best team and Chelsea rested [players], and it took a worldie goal.

“It doesn't matter who you are as a manager, if people go and do something special on a football pitch like [Marcus] Rashford did with a 35-yard free kick when Chelsea were getting on top at the time."

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