What I used to say is that every team in the world goes to the Spanish league, they finish third. [..] Man City goes there, Manchester United goes there, Chelsea goes there. Who else? They finish third because the two best teams in the world are in the same league, so of course to the others, it's a big difference.Jose Mourinho, talking to ex-Chelsea Frank LeBoeuf.
I want to continue to win trophies. That is what I want to do if I join Chelsea.Hulk, from an interview with 442
"I am very happy. They are the European champions and the best club in Europe at the moment. For me, it is a huge achievement that they want me to play for them. "I want to continue to win trophies. That is what I want to do if I join Chelsea." Hulk on being linked with Chelseahttp://fourfourtwo.com/news/england/105879/default.aspx
"The anti-takeover provisions further protect the Glazers. It is the financial equivalent of armed robbers leaving the scene of a crime and throwing nails on the road to stop pursuers.A pound of potatoes will be a better investment than the purchase of shares in Manchester United's stock offering. The only people who will be better off with this offering are the Glazers". said, Michael Moritz, a Cardiff-born Silicon Valley investor who is also a Manchester United fan and critic of the GlazersGlazers cement Manchester United control by moving to block takeovers
"The only positive of the night was Gaël Kakuta. He played very well, he showed his fantastic talent. He trains very well every day and will be the future of Chelsea." Carlo AncelottiFrom the Archives
Wow, did you see that? Oscar’s just too much. He’s an incredible player. When I see him doing these amazing things it almost makes me feel sad to think that he’s gone to one of our rivals.Manchester United's Rafael, talking to fifa.com after the Egypt game.
After the Olympics I am going to talk to the manager and I am ready to do whatever the manager wants me to do. For Internacional I played in several different positions, so I have no problem adapting.Oscar, on where he'll play for Chelsea.
"I've had a great time playing for Chelsea and I hope I can prolong it," "In an ideal world I'd finish here and keep giving what I have given over the past 10 years. "I'm ready to sit down and talk to Chelsea whenever they want to but it's not the same as when you are 25. "Then they come to you or you knock the door down with a couple of years to go to extend it. When you get into your thirties you accept it's not that way any more.' -Lampardhttp://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11095/7933629/
The club can also confirm deals have been completed for three young players to go on loan for the season - attacking midfielder/forward Ulises Davila to Spanish second division team Sabadell and striker Milan Lakovic and goalkeeper Matej Delac to Vitoria Guimaraes in the Portuguese top flight. http://www.chelseafc.com/page/LatestNews/0,,10268~2859608,00.html at the bottom of the link
Chelsea would have been very interesting for me. You don't get a chance like that very often in your life ... They could not find a suitable replacement and I am too important to Bayer.Andre Schurrle, speaking to Kicker magazine. Translated here.