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Mourinho Doesn’t Have Time For Mancini

Jose Mourinho has unashamedly refused to sit down and have a meal with Galatasaray manager Roberto Mancini, after the former Manchester City boss offered to buy the ‘Special One’ dinner if his side overcame Chelsea in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday.

Mourino, when relayed the Italian’s offer, quickly stated that he and the coach who he replaced at Inter Milan, had nothing in common besides their job titles.

"No, because I have no interest. After the match I don't do things because I win or because I lose,” Mourinho told Sky Sports News.

"After matches what I have in my mind to do, I do. It doesn't matter if I win or if I lose.”

"And in my plans after the game, I don't have a meal with somebody that has the same job as I have and this is the only thing we have in common. The fact we both are football managers. Nothing else."

The Chelsea boss then admitted that Didier Drogba would one day return to the London club where the Ivorian spent eight seasons and picked up a Champions League medal.

 "But when a person represents so much to a club and when a club represents so much to a person - and that's the case - I think he has to be back one day," he added. 

"He is a Galatasaray player, we know he is a free agent and we know he finishes his contract at the end of the season."

"But we think it is not the right moment to speak about him.”

"I think it has to happen one day. When, I don't know - as a player, as a coach, as an ambassador - next year, in four or five years, in 10 years - I don't know.”

"Undoubtedly he is one of the most important players in the history of this club - that is not a doubt. I think all Chelsea supporters we agree with that,” he added.

"We don't say the most important one because that is not fair for other people that were in the same level and in the same generation, but for sure we all agree one of the most important players in the history of our club.”

"Is he the same player at 36 that he was at 26? I think nobody is, but he is one of the best strikers in the world that's for sure," the Portuguese tactician concluded. 

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