Jose Mourinho: I'll join rivals if Chelsea sack me

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Jose Mourinho was in a good mood on Sunday evening after his side easily overcame champions Manchester United 3-1 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League earlier in the day.

The Chelsea manager was at a Football Writers' Association Tribute Award dinner held in his honour and was in fine form, entertaining the journalists and football professionals in attendance.

Chelsea went back to two points behind leaders Arsenal with a win that saw Mourinho's side look increasingly fluid, organised and very solid - a sight that is usually ominous for his rivals in a league campaign.

He spoke of the Stamford Bridge club in glowing terms, describing how happy he was having returned to the club where we won two consecutive Premier League titles before being sacked in 2007 and how happy his family was at returning to live in England.

Chelsea are the only club to have sacked the Portuguese and he jokingly warned them he would resolve to strengthen a Premier League rival were owner Roman Abramovich to dispense with him again.

"I love this Chelsea Football Club, which has been the only club to have ever sacked me, we as a family belong to you (in) England," he is quoted as saying in The Independent.

"I belong to Chelsea, Chelsea belongs to me, and hopefully we will stay for many, many years."

Then, with a smile, he sent his 'warning': "It is not a threat, but if you sack me, I will stay in England and go to another club, a possible rival."

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