Chelsea honour Jose Mourinho's service by sending him replica trophies

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Chelsea have made an effort to preserve their ties with Jose Mourinho by sending him replica versions of the trophies he won during his second spell in charge at Stamford Bridge, according to The Telegraph.

The Portuguese, who was sacked by the west London club in December following the Blues’ disastrous title defence, also received a letter penned by club chairman Bruce Buck to acknowledge his efforts.

Chelsea are said to have delivered the gifts to Mourinho’s west London home during the week in a bid to make peace with the 53-year-old following his tumultuous departure in December.


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The Blues hierarchy reportedly wanted to commemorate the three-time Premier League champion’s catalogue of achievements during his time in charge while insisting he is always a welcome visitor at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea are also understood to be appreciative of Mourinho’s discreet public behaviour since the appointment of interim boss Guus Hiddink until the end of the season.

News of the reigning Premier League champions’ attempt to smooth over relations with the Special One is somewhat surprising in light of the rather acrimonious manner in which they parted ways with him in late 2015.

Mourinho was reportedly handed the bad news by Roman Abramovich’s assistant, Eugene Tenenbaum upon returning to his office after the squad’s Christmas lunch.

The former Real Madrid and Inter Milan manager was never likely to be short of job offers after leaving Chelsea, and has been widely reported as the man to succeed Louis van Gaal at Manchester United next season.

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