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    Were Chelsea right to sack 'The Special One'?

    One of the hottest topics in football this season has concerned the demise of Chelsea and Jose Mourinho, with it all coming to a head this Thursday resulting in his dismissal from the club. Opinion has been mixed in recent weeks on whether Roman Abramovic should look to make changes but did Mourinho deserve more time? 

    Looking at the game in the modern day, Mourinho's dismissal will come as no surprise. A string of defeats in the Premier League instantly puts a manager's position under pressure and 9 defeats in 16 games is not good enough for a club as big as Chelsea. With the increasing importance of business and finance in the modern game, owners demand results immediately, no matter what club you are the manager of.

    Common consensus suggests that if anybody else had been in charge of Chelsea this season, they would not have received as much time as Mourinho to attempt to change the fortunes of the club. Yet Mourinho was 'special' as he often self-proclaimed and the statistics backed that claim up. No Chelsea manager has a higher win percentage and no Premier League manager can match his points per game ratio, not even Sir Alex Ferguson. 

    Mourinho only won the Premier League seven months ago, adding to a tally of eight trophies in five and a half seasons across two separate stints for Chelsea. Despite their failings in the league, another trophy was not out of the question, with Chelsea still a force in the Champions League and FA Cup this season. However, Abramovic did bring Mourinho back to try and bring European successes to Stamford Bridge but the Portuguese manager was not able to achieve such a feat.

    Everyone in football will have their own opinion on the Mourinho story. Each week Chelsea faced a club with fans suggesting that game would be the one for their team to turn their season around, but it never happened. Life is easy when everything is going well and you are winning, but the true test of a person is how you respond during the difficult periods. Mourinho tinkered with his squad but seemed to lose the confidence of some players and failed to get the best out of them during challenging times. However, as many fans and pundits will testify, the players certainly have to take some of the blame for Chelsea struggling just above the relegation zone. 

    If sacking Mourinho is the right option, Chelsea have made the decision at a good time. With the downward spiral continuing, games are beginning to tick by and we are already nearly halfway through the season. Sacking Mourinho now leaves Chelsea with an interim manager for an 'easier' match against Sunderland this weekend, before the new manager can take over in the lead up to a busy and important Christmas period.

    So have Chelsea made the right decision? What lies ahead for the club? Where will Jose Mourinho go next? Drop us a comment to have your say!

    Article by Chris Lincoln

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