Mourinho didn’t appear to be a manager under pressure and exuded his usual self-confidence throughout only getting slightly bored towards the end of his pre-match press conference.
Other than Mourinho revealing that he knows why Chelsea are losing but then refusing to divulge what those ‘factors’ are, the former Real Madrid boss said he always knew that he would suffer a dip in results at some point in his career.
“Yes, It’s new for me. That’s why I am a good one (manager). If I was a bad one it would come before (now),” Mourinho said.
“Yesterday a friend sent me some quotes of my press conference after the Champions League final in May 2004. I said that one day my career bad results will come.
“I said that in 2004 after winning the Champions League final with Porto: one day in my career the bad results will come and I will face the bad results with the same honesty and dignity that I’m facing now as European champion.
“I resisted well to the nature of my job – 11 years waiting for this.
“It took time, but came in a moment where I am stable and I am strong to face it.”
Thanks for joining us for what was a more engaging and detailed press conference to that of his weekend performance.