A former Chelsea coach has claimed that Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne were good enough for Chelsea, but did not see eye to eye with Jose Mourinho.
De Bruyne was on Chelsea's book between 2012 and 2014, while Salah spent a year at Stamford Bridge before going out on loan for the following 12 months and then leaving for Serie A side Roma permanently in 2016.
Both De Bruyne and Salah have established themselves as world-class players at Manchester City and Liverpool, respectively, since.
Former Chelsea loan technical coach Eddie Newton has now claimed that the star duo never got along with Mourinho despite being good enough for the London club at the time.
"For me, I think Salah and De Bruyne wasn't about talent," Newton said, as per KingFut.
"It was a personality clash [with Jose Mourinho]. I just didn't think it was working at the time.
"I think they were more than good enough, but it was the manager who didn't see eye to eye with them, so it wasn't going to work."
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