Jose Mourinho: 'The dogs bark and the caravan goes by,' Chelsea manager gives cryptic assessment after Blues win title

Chelsea manager left plenty confused in post-match press conference

Tom Sheen
Monday 04 May 2015 06:59
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has left the football world with a confused look on its collective face after his latest press conference.

The Portuguese manager, who won his third Premier League title as manager of the Blues after his team beat Crystal Palace 1-0, delivered an assessment that seemed to get lost in translation.

"To those who say we don't deserve it, in my country we say: 'The dogs bark and the caravan goes by,'" he said.

Apparently the proverb comes from Arabic and means that people can criticise but it won't change anything.

Mourinho's full assessment was that Chelsea have done well to win the "most difficult league in Europe" and believes that his team will go on to win more.

"I will try (for) another one. I will try always," he said.

"The day I don't feel that passion to try to do it again, that's enough. I don't feel that day is arriving.

"When you work so hard and you are champions you feel that you got what you deserve. That good feeling.

"For me, maybe (a) special feeling, because I'm not the smartest guy to choose countries and clubs.

"I could choose another club in another country where to be champion is easier. I choose the most difficult league in Europe.

"I risk. I'm so, so happy, because I won another Premier League title, 10 years, or eight or nine years later, in my second spell."

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