Friday, 2 May 2014
Hazard not ready to sacrifice
The Special One has responded to Eden Hazard by making a claim that he isn't sacrificing himself for the team by covering his fullback.
"Against Atletico in Madrid, Willian played on the left side and Ashley Cole was protected all game. Against Liverpool, Schurrle played on the left side and a dangerous player like Glen Johnson was completely under control.
"Eden is the kind of player that is not so mentally ready to look back to his left-back and live his life for him.
"If you see the first goal of Atletico you completely understand where the mistake was and why we conceded that goal. The perfect team at the top level can't make these mistakes.
"He's not the kind of player ready to sacrifice himself 100 per cent for the team. No, I'm not happy [with his defensive performance]. I speak to him all season and I've been trying to improve him all season."
This is all after Hazard commented, letting his thoughts known of Chelsea's playing style,
"Chelsea are not made to play football, we are good on the counter-attack, a bit like Real against Bayern Munich".
Mourinho though is adamant that the media has pick-pocketed Hazard's words and twisted them,
"First of all I listened to the interview. The words are completely different than some media was bringing.
"The context is completely transformed. The media was reporting that he was being critical but there's nothing critical in what he says."