Ramires insists there is ‘no mutiny’ against Mourinho

Rob Conlon
Ramires: Midfielder insists Mourinho has support of players

Ramires: Midfielder insists Mourinho has support of players

Brazil midfielder Ramires insists there is “no mutiny” among the Chelsea squad against under pressure manager Jose Mourinho.

Reports have started to circulate suggesting Mourinho has last the confidence of the Chelsea players following the reigning champions poor start to the season, which has been dominated by the Portuguese various fall-outs and controversies.

However Ramires has refuted these claims, and is adamant the dressing room remains behind the manager.

“There is no mutiny against Mourinho,” he told ESPN Brazil. “If you take our last games you will see how everyone is running relentlessly, putting their lives on the line on the pitch, as we say.

“Whenever we’re under bad form, it’s only natural that negative speculations will arise, but the whole group isn’t paying attention to the outside and we’re focused on doing what Mourinho ask us to do and, consequently, help Chelsea to get back on the winning tracks.”

On Monday it was suggested in The Telegraph that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is to approach Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardolia to take over at Stamford Bridge, and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has said he believes it is only a matter of time before the Spaniard takes charge of a Premier League club.

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