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Scolari Doesn't Feel the Pressure

  • Guardian, Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:45 PM
Luiz Felipe Scolari didn't bite back following Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson's barb that he didn't see much room for improvement in Chelsea under the Brazilian. Speaking in China, where Chelsea is on a pre-season tour, Scolari said the Blues have what it takes to win.

"I think that I have some players with experience and I have some young boys in my team," he said, "but I feel with the blend that we have, yes, we have the experience to win the Premier League. I do not feel under any more pressure here than I have at any of the teams I have coached from around the world. It's normal, you know. Normal. For me, it's not different at Chelsea from the times I was coaching other club sides or the national teams of Brazil or Portugal. No difference at all."

Chelsea finished second to United last season in the Premier League and UEFA Champions League.

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