Scolari blames two players for dismissal at Chelsea

Luiz Felipe Scolari has pointed to a fall with Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba as key causes for his dismissal at Chelsea.

The Brazilian replaced Avram Grant in the summertime of 2008 at Stamford Bridge with Scolari however lasted seven months earlier than he was sacked.

Problems with studying English have been cited as a serious reason on the time for Scolari’s dismissal however the former Brazilian boss says there are different points.


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“I had a sort of management that clashed with one or two players,” said Scolari Yellow and Inexperienced Football.

When requested about who he was chatting with, Scolari cited Anelka and Drogba as the 2 who triggered him probably the most problems.

Scolari added: “Anelka was the top scorer within the league. We had a gathering and Anelka said, “I solely play in a single place”. So, there was a slight lack of friendship, out of respect, of making an attempt to play with Drogba.

“That is when it modified a bit. However we have met since then, me and Drogba. The last time in Russia was in 2018. We talked brazenly about it.

“Neither he nor Anelka had any unwell intentions. But it surely occurred and I missed out on one of many great probabilities of my life. ”

Eager to stay in England, Scolari continued: “I wished to continue working in England. I’d work in any membership. I believe it is great.

“We went on to play against Portsmouth and Sunderland. In stadiums that maintain 20,000 individuals, 19,000 cheers for his or her metropolis team. I believe that is very stunning. They do not help the big golf equipment, they help their golf equipment. ”

In the meantime, Mason Mount admits he has had a “rollercoaster” journey in Chelsea since Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard.

“It has been a little bit of a rollercoaster the last few months,” Mount said last week.

“But it surely’s a worthwhile expertise for me and I’ve realized much more. It is like saying it is 5 jobs I’ve played within the recreation nevertheless it’s all good experiences for me to be taught.

“I have never had something like that in a recreation however I am versatile and can change jobs – that is the essence of the fashionable recreation.

“Clearly now coming into the international break we’re all very excited, excited to be back collectively after a fairly lengthy break and we’re ready to get back to enterprise.”

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