Mourinho explains why brilliant last minute Chelsea deals were done
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says loan deals for Romelu Lukaku and Victor Moses were done to help the players
Mourinho hopes the issue of ins and outs at Chelsea can now be put to bed, with the Blues happy with the make-up of their squad on the back of a busy window.
The Portuguese coach told Chelsea TV: “I think it’s time for everyone to stop talking about selling and buying players.
“There are always little things to do on the last day, people to leave. We have to think about the club, but we also have to think about what is best for the players individually.
“We decided Moses and Lukaku – two players we were more than happy to keep – that it’s better for the club and the future of the players if they go on loan.
“With Lukaku, we have Fernando (Torres), (Samuel) Eto’o and Demba (Ba). Of course he would get playing time, but it’s the choice of playing basically every weekend.
“He had lots of clubs and options, and we have to respect his decision.” (Sky Sports)
It was a good decision by Mourinho as both lads wouldn’t have got the game time that their talents deserved