Jose Mourinho target confirm the Blues’ approach to sign him

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Chelsea fans might not know much about Japanese forward Yoshinori Muto aside from the fact that Jose Mourinho wanted to sign him earlier on in the year. Reports before the opening of the summer transfer window detailed how the Blues were trying to tempt the J-League phenomenon to the Premier League, but ultimately they were unsuccessful. Well, now the player has broken his silence to confirm that he was approached by the English champions, but turned them down because he didn’t feel ready. An honourable gesture, but perhaps a foolhardy one, Muto might live to regret not gambling on chancing his arm in England, although the fact he chose to sign for German club Mainz after Chelsea’s approach gives him the opportunity to strut his stuff in Europe. Meanwhile the Blues could announce a deal for Stoke City’s Asmir Begovic today, with Marco van Ginkel heading the other way. The Bosnian stopper is the ideal replacement for Petr Cech given his experience, and Van Ginkel’s departure will only

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