Mourinho 'needs to shut up'

Cesc Fabregas hits back at Jose Mourinho after the Chelsea manager's claim about the 'worst' Barcelona team.

    Jose Mourinho's Chelsea sit top of the Premier League [GALLO/GETTY]
    Jose Mourinho's Chelsea sit top of the Premier League [GALLO/GETTY]

    Barcelona player Cesc Fabregas has told Jose Mourinho to 'shut up' after the Chelsea manager labelled the Spanish side 'the worst Barcelona of many, many years'.

    Barcelona beat Manchester City 2-0 at the Etihad in the first-leg of their last-16 tie on Tuesday, making them favourites to progress.

    "Some people were talking a bit too much before the game and now they have to shut up for a few days," Fabregas told ITV.

    "We had a great result. The fans put so much pressure on and that's what makes this so win special. We had a point to prove, and we did it very well."

    Barcelona manager, Tata Martino, refused to get complacent despite the advantage going into the return-leg. Lionel Messi and Daniel Alves scored important away goals but Martino reminded his players of the tough ask ahead.

    "Every game is a chance to prove ourselves," he said. "We cannot forget we lost against Valencia ten days ago but we are in a good moment right now. I am not taking it for granted but it is true we have done a good game away and we just have to repeat the same performance."

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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