Chelsea morning news: Mourinho on title hopes, Sevilla fans plan to keep Marin in Spain

Marko Marin

A round up of the key news stories linked to Chelsea this morning.

Jose Mourinho has played down Chelsea’s title hopes this season claiming his side will not become unbeatable.

The Blues went down 1-0 away at Everton and Mourinho has warned it’s a sign that a title push this season will be very difficult.

“No, it is not 2004 all over again. Then we lost against Manchester City in October – our only defeat. But that is not the point. We are not unbeatable. This is a different team,” said Mourinho.

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Midfielder John Obi Mikel has tipped Samuel Eto’o to prove why he’s one of the best strikers in the world.

The former Barcelona and Inter Milan forward had a disappointing debut against Everton over the weekend and will be looking to get off the mark for the club in the Champions League against Basel.

“I think he looked a bit sharp so it won’t take him long to get back into his fitness. He is a world-class player, a fantastic guy. We just have to keep playing with him and helping him to adapt to the Premier League,” said Mikel.

Fans of Spanish side Sevilla are reportedly hatching a plan which will make it difficult for Marko Marin to go back to Chelsea.

The midfielder is currently on loan with the La Liga club and several fans are reportedly keen on trying to find him a wife in Spain.

The theory is that if Marin falls in love while he’s playing for the club, it will be more difficult for him to return to West London when his loan deal expires.

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