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Senior Chelsea players preparing for Jose Mourinho's exit

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Some of Chelsea's more senior players are already preparing for Jose Mourinho's exit, with many believing the Special One will not be able to salvage their current situation, according to the Mirror.

Sources from the Stamford Bridge dressing room have claimed that the players are still very much behind Mourinho and that no mutiny has taken place or is being planned. However, there is a growing disdain for the way the Portuguese has behaved in the media.

Mourinho's growing paranoia over the supposed campaign against Chelsea has not been helped by a number of questionable decision from referees, but the manager's inability to stay respectful to officials is likely to see him absent for their next game against Liverpool.

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The FA have opened disciplinary proceedings on Mourinho for the second time this season after he reportedly berated referee Jon Moss during a half-time confrontation during Chelsea's 2-1 reverse against West Ham.

Having already been handed a suspended one-match stadium ban for his comments about referee Bob Madley, it seems inevitable that Mourinho will not be able to influence Saturday's result beyond Chelsea's final training session on Friday.

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But while Mourinho has excelled at man-motivation in his managerial career, the senior players in question believe the third-season syndrome is in full effect.

Dark state

The 52-year-old has failed to recover from the controversial events of Chelsea's 2-2 draw against Swansea City on the opening day of the season and has been in a dark state ever since. The fallout from his very public spat with team doctor Eva Carneiro has hardly helped matters.

Five defeats out of 10 Premier League games later and Roman Abramovich's famously happy trigger finger is expected in action if the Blues fail to beat Jurgen Klopp's men.

It seems the players are already prepared for it.

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