Cesc Fabregas is the 'perfect' signing for Chelsea's title push, says Jose Mourinho

By 04:06 Fri, 20 Jun 2014 Comments

Fabregas will 'be

ready to prove

himself', Mourinho says

Spanish midfielder

completed £27million move

before the World Cup

Fabregas 'is a player in the

best years of his career'

Mourinho speaking as part

of UN's World Food

Programme in Africa

Jose Mourinho believes new signing

Cesc Fabregas will be a perfect fit

at Chelsea following his move from


Fabregas completed his £27million

switch shortly before the World

Cup kicked off in Brazil, where his

team Spain crashed out in the

group stage.

And Mourinho thinks the former

Arsenal midfielder will fit straight

in at Chelsea, due to his prior

experience of living and playing in


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Fabregas say Wenger told him him

he wasn't needed at Arsenal

‘He is the kind of player we

[Chelsea] need,’ Mourinho told ITV

during a visit to Ivory Coast, where

he is supporting the United

Nations World Food Programme.

‘Not just for his qualities as a

player but also his competitive


‘He is a player in the best years of

his career – 26, 27, 28. He knows

England well, he knows the

Premiership well, so he will not

need time to adapt.

‘I think he is the kind of player

who will come and train for a

couple of weeks and be ready to

prove himself.’

Rather than going to watch the

World Cup in Brazil this summer,

Mourinho has been visiting hungry

children and HIV patients in Africa

as a United Nations ambassador

for the World Food Programme.

The World Food Programme is the

world’s largest humanitarian

agency fighting hunger worldwide.



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