The Liverpool fans have been going in on Jose Mourinho after he blamed Chelsea for selling Mohamed Salah to Roma back in 2016. Whilst speaking to ESPN, Mourinho claimed that Salah was sold by the club and not him seeing as he’s the one who signed the winger. The Portuguese manager described the Egyptian as not ready mentally and physically and claimed he was socially and culturally lost.
“Physically he was not ready, mentally he was not ready, socially and culturally he was lost.”
Jose Mourinho says it was not his decision to sell Mohamed Salah when he was Chelsea manager.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) 27 April 2018
In 2018, there’s no doubting Mo Salah’s ability. The Liverpool man has bagged an obscene 43 goals in all competitions this year including 31 in the Premier League. Although it hasn’t always been flashy football and classy goals for the forward. Just two years ago Salah was sold to Roma after failing to impress both at Chelsea and out on loan to Fiorentina.
Jose Mourinho was the man who signed Mo Salah and has said he should deserve credit for bringing him to the Premier League but cannot be blamed for the Liverpool stars departure from Stamford Bridge in summer 2016. During his interview with ESPN, Mourinho claimed that he and Salah agreed that a loan option was best as the player wanted more minutes and Mourinho wanted to see him mature as a player. Salah went on loan and was sold upon on his return, which Mourinho flatly denies as being his fault.
You can see what our resident Reds have been saying about Mourinho’s Salah comments here:
Course not, José. Excuses. Excuses. Standard.
— Adam (@AdLovesCurry) 27 April 2018
Typical, puts the blame on someone else whenever something negative happens but can't wait to take all the credit when his team does something good
— Austine Roy (@A_Roy7) April 27, 2018
So Maureen can only work on the finished product then? And Mo suddenly learnt his social skills and integrated within a month or so at LFC? This says as much about Jurgen’s man management and nurturing skills as it says about Maureen.
— Karen Morrow (@karenm987) April 27, 2018
— Afam Udeozo (@AfamUdeozo) April 27, 2018
Mourinho always escaping the responsibility of his mistakes
Nothing new here
Giving Salah like 500 mins in all competitions most of them at min+80 and then sending him in loan with fixed buy clause says clearly that mourinho never rated Salah and just wanted to get rid of him
— Ezzat (@Ezzat87916974) April 27, 2018
Honestly , as a Liverpool fan , all I can say is thanks Jose… You threw him away as you did KDB and they both returned with points to prove…That sir is all because of you
— Yaseen Chotta (@YaseenChotta) 27 April 2018
Yh mate – Nor was KDB or Lukaku was they – Just like Rashford and Martial ain’t now
— Jimmy Dean (@Jimmy_Dean666) 27 April 2018
Try to take the plaudits for buying him and then put the blame on others for selling him.
His record speaks for itself Salah, KDB, Lukaku, Robben etc….
— Des Finn (@des_finn) April 27, 2018
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