Madrid press: Mourinho closer to Chelsea

Madrid press: Mourinho closer to Chelsea


Madrid sports newspaper As brings to its front page the possible signing of Jose Mourinho to Chelsea.

According to the Spanish daily, there are just two things that hold the Portuguese back from making the decision: the fact that Roman Abramovich wants to hire a sports director and the possibility that the Blues won’t qualify for next season’s Champions League.

Meanwhile, Marca points out the “12 days of truce” that Real is going to live before the final of the Copa del Rey and after a week on intense conflict, especially between the manager and the captain Iker Casillas.

The Madrid paper claims the players have agreed a ceasefire with their boss after Pepe supported Casillas a couple of days ago.

Because of that, Mourinho did not talk to the team on Saturday, according to Marca, and only Diego Lopez, Essien and Modric remain on the Portuguese’s side.