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Mourinho earns crude nickname as Chelsea boss faces dressing room revolt

Jose Mourinho will have to do well to keep the Chelsea dressing room according to recent reports.

According to the London Evening Standard, Blues players are threatening a mutiny at Cobham as they are increasingly unhappy with the way the Portuguese has been ruling with an iron fist.

It is believed that some senior players are upset with the way Mourinho has publicly criticised experienced members of the squad which has prompted one unnamed senior player to refer to the manager with a crude one-word nickname.

Mourinho is struggling to create a working harmony at the reigning Premier League champions after berating the likes of Nemanja Matic, Cesar Azpilicueta and Oscar in front of the playing group.

Despite a chorus of players continually backing Mourinho, it is felt that privately the 52-year-old is quickly losing the trust of the majority of the squad following the West London club's worst start to a season in almost four decades.

Andrew Slevison
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