Register Login Scores

International

Together At Last- Ramires And Mou

Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder, Ramires, has more reason than most Blues players to look forward to working with Jose Mourinho.

It seems Ramires is destined to play a pivotal role in The Special One’s set-up at Stamford Bridge.

He says that Mourinho took the time to contact him personally on his holiday, to let him know that he was on the manager’s transfer radar when he was at Inter Milan and Real Madrid.

Finally, Mourinho gets the chance to manage a player he has long coveted, without having to spend a penny on him.

"I'm hugely excited about getting down to work with Mourinho," Ramires told the Daily Mirror.

"He called me a few days ago out of the blue, which was a surprise to me.

"We talked a lot and he said a lot of nice things to me, including the fact that he tried to sign me from Benfica when he was at both Inter Milan and Real Madrid. Mourinho told me he was very happy to have me at Chelsea. I was very glad to hear that and told him he can count on me.

"He spoke of his excitement too and knowing how much he wanted to work with me, made me even more motivated for next year. I have a feeling that it will be a very good season for us."

It is interesting to consider that Mou is excited to work with dynamic yet workmanlike, box-to-box man Ramires, but is reportedly happy to sanction the sale of classy schemer Juan Mata.

What does it say about natural born winner Mourinho’s methods that he could prefer a player like Ramires over Mata?

nextarticle

Gunners Shareholder Hints At Rooney Bid

19 comments

Top 5

Inside Chiefs - How Amakhosi Make Dreams Come True...

2 Feb 21, 2020 01:03 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid Players In Europe Revealed

12 Feb 11, 2020 07:14 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

What FIFA Says About The Yellow Card Saga…

61 Feb 21, 2020 02:36 PM in PSL

Man City Could Be Relegated To League Two

46 Feb 17, 2020 06:28 PM in English Premier League

10 Players Missing For Nedbank Last 16

4 Feb 21, 2020 09:01 AM in Nedbank Cup

Man City Could Be Relegated To League Two

46 Feb 17, 2020 06:28 PM in English Premier League

4 Pipes Only: Did You See Mathoho’s Yellow Luxury Ride Squad?

1 Feb 19, 2020 08:00 AM in Stars & Their Cars

Reports: Real & PSG Pushed UEFA To Ban Man City

18 Feb 19, 2020 09:30 AM in UEFA Champions League

Ronaldo Reportedly Gives Partner R1.5 Million Per Month In Allowance

2 Feb 18, 2020 06:00 PM in Footballers & Chill

11 Things You Did Not Know About Nurkovic

9 Feb 19, 2020 01:48 PM in Footballers & Chill

A Plea To Pirates About Jele…

6 Feb 21, 2020 07:50 AM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

Khanye Confident Of A Return To Top-Flight

9 Feb 21, 2020 12:14 PM in PSL

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Sundowns Closer To Top 5 In Africa

7 Feb 21, 2020 10:39 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns