Cesc Fabregas backs Jose Mourinho to turn Chelsea's fortunes around

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Despite languishing in the bottom half of the league table after a torrid start to the 2015/16 campaign for Chelsea, manager Jose Mourinho has found support from the Chelsea hierarchy as well as the players.

The latest to be added to that list is Cesc Fabregas. A key man for the Blues, Fabregas himself is struggling for form but insists Chelsea have what it takes to turn their season around.

The Spanish playmaker backed Mourinho as the perfect manager to guide the Chelsea squad after dismal showing in their opening eight eight league outings. Chelsea have managed only two wins in the Premier League - against West Brom away and Arsenal at home - and currently lie 16th.


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Fabregas said, according to Daily Mail: "[Mourinho] is the best coach in the history of the club and the best we can have.

"Personally, he helped me in a very complicated moment of my career and he gives me confidence."

"I will do whatever he asks. In face-to-face situations he helps me a lot and I respect him for that. [Chelsea] are not well, but we will do better. We have the best coach for the club."

Fabregas is currently on international duty where he is set to make his 100th appearance for Spain, with victory against Luxembourg guaranteeing their place in Euro 2016.

Chelsea's unprecedented decline in form started as early as January earlier this year. The Premier League champions enjoyed an emphatic start to last season, opening up a large gap at the top of the table, but slowly but surely lost momentum, yet still managed league and cup success.

The Blues next face fellow strugglers Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge after the international break, with fans hopeful a win against a league minnow will kick-start their season.

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