Jose Mourinho has shed light on Petr Cech’s transfer to Arsenal and it is revealed ‘The Special One’ never wanted to let go of the goalkeeper.
In a book series published by Daily Mail, private conversations between reporter Rob Beasley and Mourinho have been revealed where the former Chelsea boss has expressed downright hatred towards Arsene Wenger, including wanting to ‘break’ the Frenchman’s face.
The publication discloses Mourinho’s and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s disagreement over selling Cech to Arsenal. Failing to convince the Blues sugar-daddy to keep the goalkeeper out of sight for Wenger, Mourinho then tried to sarcastically turn the transfer into a swap deal for Oxlade Chamberlain and Theo Walcott.
“Mister Wenger wants Cech and he thinks about money…he is wrong!!!” Mourinho wrote to Beasley in an email.
“What I want is to f*** him…Want Cech? OK, I want (Theo) Walcott or (Alex) Oxlade-Chamberlain!!! Want a top goalkeeper? OK, I want a young player, s*** with you but I can make him top.”
Wenger eventually won this war Mourinho had raged inside his head, with Cech arriving at the Emirates without a player in exchange. The Frenchman also then had the pleasure of watching Mourinho get the sack by Chelsea in December last year.
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Petr Cech has enjoyed his time with Arsenal so far, winning the FA Cup and claiming a new record of the most clean sheets in the Premier League, a feat previously held by David James.
It is incredible the extent to which Mourinho hates Wenger and the Portuguese will no doubt be hating the success and love Cech is receiving in north London. For now, all that can be suggested to Mourinho is to sit back and burn with rage as Wenger enjoys having Cech, Theo and Oxlade-Chamberlain in his team.