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Cahill would welcome Mourinho

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill would welcome the anticipated return of Jose Mourinho to Stamford Bridge.

Last Updated: 22/05/13 at 07:34 Post Comment

Gary Cahill: Chelsea defender would welcome appointment of Jose Mourinho

Gary Cahill: Chelsea defender would welcome appointment of Jose Mourinho

The former Blues boss, who presided over a hugely successful spell with the West London club from 2004 to 2007, is the red hot favourite to fill the void left by interim boss Rafa Benitez's exit.

Real Madrid confirmed that the enigmatic Portuguese coach would step down at the end of this season, paving the way for a second stint with Chelsea.

And England centre-back Cahill is keen to work under a manager who many of his team-mates hold in such high regard.

Cahill told Sky Sports News: "I know that he is held in high esteem here, the lads speak highly of him, everyone speaks highly of him, so he must have something about him.

"Any player would relish working under somebody like that and look forward to it.

"If it is that, we don't know, but I'm sure every player would like to work under somebody like that."

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

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