Jose Mourinho: Next season will be even more difficult for Chelsea

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea will find it even more difficult to fight for the title next term due to the competition in the Premier League

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho Photo: The Sport Review

Jose Mourinho believes that Chelsea will face an even more difficult task in the Premier League next season following their third-place finish this term.

The Blues finished behind Liverpool and champions Manchester City in the Portuguese coach’s first season back at Stamford Bridge.

I know Chelsea will be better but maybe the other teams will be better too

Jose Mourinho

Chelsea have already brought former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas to Stamford Bridge ahead of the new campaign as Mourinho looks to bolster his squad ahead of the 2014-15 campaign.

But the former Real Madrid boss is expecting the English top flight to be as competitive as ever next term.

“Next season will be very, very difficult, even more so,” said Mourinho on Chelsea’s season-review DVD.

“I know Chelsea will be better but maybe the other teams will be better too so it will again be the kind of league where you don’t know if you’re going to finish first or finish sixth.

“In this moment I have to think and feel and say we want to finish first.”

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