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Mourinho Hits Out At Wilshere

Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho, has hit out at Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, after the 22-year-old was photographed smoking during his holidays.

It is not the first time Wilshere has earned unwanted attention for smoking as last October, he was caught smoking outside a London nightclub.

Mourinho claims that the England starlet, who returned to pre-season early following the reports, has set a bad example to watching children.

"What football players do, millions and millions are watching, lots of kids are watching,' Mourinho told BT Sport.

"I'm not a specialist, obviously, but I don't think if a football player smokes one cigar or cigarette with friends in the summer when he is not training - I don't think it affects his performance.

"What gets affected is that a kid at home says if a top football player can smoke then I can smoke and it is not a problem. It is more a social consequence than a physical consequence.

"Would I be angry if it was my player? Being angry is not a solution but I would just explain exactly that, that everything they do or wear is part of the kids' life. If they smoke, maybe the kids think they do it a lot of times and they will probably do the same."

The Portuguese threw another punch at Arsenal, after claiming that Chelsea’s new signing Cesc Fabregas only had eyes for the Blues and would have rejected his former club.

"How did I persuade him? I spoke to him for about 20 minutes," Mourinho added.

"I think he really wanted to come. Arsenal had an option where they could interfere, but I don't' think he was open to that. He was in our direction so it was easy for me."

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