Cesc Fabregas Involved In Training Ground Bust-Up Before Jose Mourinho Sacking
Former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas was involved in a training ground bust-up just 24 hours before Jose Mourinho was sacked as Chelsea boss.
Former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas was involved in a training ground bust-up just 24 hours before Jose Mourinho was sacked as Chelsea boss, according to a report in the Express.
Mourinho was sensationally relieved of his duties on Thursday afternoon after losing the Stamford Bridge dressing room – according to technical director Michael Emenalo.
The decision comes just days after the Blues slumped to their ninth Premier League defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss at Leicester City which leaves them sitting just one point above the relegation zone.
So it comes as no surprise to hear that tensions were running high at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground on Wednesday and the Express claim that Mourinho’s penultimate day in charge was marred by a training ground bust-up involving Cesc Fabregas.
The newspaper – who cite The Times as their source – reports that first team players clashed with some of the young academy stars after a ‘strong but fair’ challenge from the Spanish midfielder during a routine training session.
It’s suggested that the melee had to be separated by members of the coaching staff before the session could resume but the news draws another shadow over what’s been a dramatic few days at the West London club.
Chelsea fans have been left stunned by the recent events and it only adds to what’s been a disastrous season so far for the defending champions. However, rival supporters have been reveling in Chelsea’s demise with Arsenal fans perhaps enjoying the clubs crisis more than most.
Obviously Mourinho and Arsene Wenger have clashed several times over the years so Gooners have been trolling the Portuguese coach following his sacking but the red half of North London have also been enjoying the fact that their former skipper is now hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons too.
All focus now turns to how Chelsea will replace Mourinho and it looks like Guus Hiddink is emerging as the front-runner to come in as interim boss until the end of the season, but the Blues are running out of time if they want their new man to be in the dugout for Saturday’s home clash with Sunderland.
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