It has been two years since Jose Mourinho was sacked by Chelsea, but Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas admits he still has trouble sleeping sometimes when he mulls over his old boss’ dismissal.
Before Mourinho was eventually sacked by Chelsea after a string of weak performances in an attempt to defend their Premier League title in 2015/16, a rumour circled that some of the players – including Fabregas – had plotted behind Mourinho’s back to try to get a manager to come in.
After the sacking of the self-proclaimed ‘Special One, Fabregas was labelled a ‘rat’ by some of the Blues’ fans and was even booed over the following weeks.
Fabregas said, in an interview with the BBC’s Premier League Show, regarding Mourinho’s Chelsea sacking: “
Despite what happened Fabregas says that he remains close to Mourinho and revealed that he was the manager he felt the greatest connection to, other than his former mentor Arsene Wenger.