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REVEALED: Mourinho demanded two Arsenal stars for Chelsea keeper Cech

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was desperate not to lose Petr Cech to Arsenal when in charge of Chelsea.

Cech joined the Gunners in the summer of 2015 when Mourinho had just won the Premier League at Stamford Bridge.

The Daily Star has published an email from Mourinho discussing the deal.

Mourinho was pretty clear he didn't want to let Cech go to the Emirates and revealed he wanted Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott in return.

Mourinho said the former Southampton duo were "s***" under Wenger but he would make them top players.

The 53-year-old wrote in an email: "Mister Wenger wants Cech and he thinks about money...he is wrong!!!

"What I want is to f*** him...Want Cech?

"OK, I want Walcott or Oxlade-Chamberlain!!!

"Want a top goalkeeper?

"OK, I want a young player, s*** with you but I can make him top."

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