Pellegrini: Jose a bit 'rich'

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed Jose Mourinho's claims that Chelsea are still not big players in the title race.

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carrick4f*ksake (Manchester United) says...

Pellegrini will end up doing a Benitez-type "facts" rant. Mourinho got the reaction he wanted and will turn up the pressure later in the season.

Posted 11:46am 10th February 2014

deepcdiver (Chelsea) says...

Thats it Manuel...bite Hard. Keep it coming Jose :-)

Posted 9:02am 10th February 2014

thecat (Manchester City) says...

@isildur1 - nonsense. Pellers has not cracked. It was not a rafa moment. He was relaxed and dismissive of Mourinho's increasingly tiresome Schtick. His response that Chelsea were the "little but rich horse" was witty and by deferring (on the face of it at least) to Mourinho's little horse assessment indicated a reluctance to get drawn further into Jose's less than subtle mind games.

Posted 4:14pm 9th February 2014

isildur1 (Chelsea) says...

Jose's mind games already getting the gracious and well mannered Pellegrini ruffled. I have admired his way of doing the talking on the field but this just shows Jose's mind games are working on him. What a shame, he was one helluva manager for the last 6 months but I guess he eventually had to crack. Strange how he starts talking like this a few days after losing at the Etihad. And for the people saying Jose's comments are ridiculous and basic, well they're quite clearly not, look at what they've done to the lovely grandmother who is Pellegrini

Posted 12:07pm 8th February 2014

byrner (Arsenal) says...

Jose's comments are so see through and so basic that pointing out the flaws and contradictions would insult whoever is reading this...'Mighty Ducks Emilio Mourinho' it for all of us....nonsense

Posted 9:47am 8th February 2014

brainwrong (Chelsea) says...

Not sure what makes you think 'everybody' is laughing 'at' Jose. Pellegrini certainly isn't and you won't be when we tear you a new one in a few weeks or so x

Posted 9:30am 8th February 2014

Synergy says...

Though from what I have heard and read, haven't City outspent everyone by a country mile. I know they have spent 204 mil more than their fellow sugar daddy club in Chelsea. So doubt Pellegrini can claim Chelsea has spent more. It really does make me smile that SAF spent 373 mil less that Shieky in the last 5 years and still managed to beat them to the title last season. Glad I was born during the SAF era.

Posted 7:24am 8th February 2014

Synergy says...

I have no idea why fans are getting so worked up about what Mourinho says. Chelsea were co-favorites along with City for the title. So everyone and their dog know Chelsea are big players in the title race.

Mourinho is taking pressure off his players. Its makes me smile, coz SAF used to do the same damm thing. Bad performance by team, blame a ref, some bad call, make a big deal about some incident in the game and that would become the talking point, rather than his players getting criticized and getting put under pressure.

Posted 7:02am 8th February 2014

ob1 (Liverpool) says...

Jose the stallion with the big lad, unfortunately it's dangling from his forehead.

Posted 1:45am 8th February 2014

redfred says...

Jose is boring these days.

Posted 9:07pm 7th February 2014

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