Photo: Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas addresses false Jose Mourinho speculation
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has his say on his relationship with axed Blues manager Jose Mourinho
Cesc Fabregas has taken to Instagram to address false speculation surrounding his relationship with axed Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
The Blues made the decision to part company with the 52-year-old in the wake of last week’s 2-1 loss to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
Former Chelsea midfielder Pat Nevin apologised to Fabregas for suggesting the midfielder was the unnamed Chelsea player who said he would “rather lose than win” for outspoken axed manager Mourinho.
The Spain international had already issued a statement on his Twitter account earlier this season following another media report that claimed Fabregas was behind an apparent dressing room revolt.
However, Fabregas issued a statement on his Instagram page on Wednesday evening to address Nevin’s apology and clarify his relationship with Mourinho.
I'm pleased that Pat Nevin and the BBC have now apologised and corrected their comments. I can reiterate that I had an exceptionally good relationship with Jose Mourinho as I will aim to have with any coach that I play for. The football club is more important than any one player. We have all let the manager and club down this year as a collective unit. We will get this right of that I am sure. With all your help we can put this period behind us and make @chelseafc great again.
The Chelsea midfielder made his first start in three Premier League games for the defending champions in their 3-1 victory over Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.