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Mourinho Hopes to 'Kill' Chelsea in CL

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who expects to be coaching in either Spain or Italy next season, says he would relish the opportunity to meet his former club in the Champions League. "If I play them in the Champions League, I want to go there and kill them -- that's my message," Mourinho told reporters.
Sour grapes, perhaps? Mourinho, whose abrupt departure from Stamford Bridge in September was shrouded in mystery, actually claims he's maintained good relations with the club, particularly owner Roman Abramovich, with whom the Portuguese was believed to have a strained relationship. "I think it was last week that I spoke with people from the club," Mourinho said. "I was speaking with Mr. Abramovich and Peter Kenyon because we still keep in touch. I was telling them I wish them always good, I wish them always to succeed, I wish them always to win."
However, Mourinho doesn't retain such strong feelings for his predecessor Avram Grant. "I feel nothing for him," he said. "I feel everything for the club, but not for him personally. I still feel Chelsea is a part of me, I'll have Chelsea in my heart forever." The Portuguese tactician, who's already won the Portuguese SuperLiga, the English Premier League, the Champions League and several domestic cups, said he wants to coach in Spain or Italy next, before returning to the EPL and then finally ending his career with the Portugal national team.

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