Chelsea morning news: Mourinho on 'fantastic' Chelsea, £50m summer double swoop?

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A round up of the latest news stories about Chelsea this morning.

Jose Mourinho praised his Chelsea side after they became the first team to beat Manchester City at home this season.

A sole strike from Branislav Ivanovic was enough to help Chelsea over the line with a narrow 1-0 win.

“I think we played fantastic, to play the way we did is amazing. In this process of building the team to be one of the favourites for next season this is a very important step,” he told Sky Sports.

In transfer news, the Express has suggested Chelsea will fight Manchester City for FC Porto pair Eliaquim Mangala and Fernando.

The Portuguese side demanded £48 million for the pair, which reportedly put City off of making a deadline day move for both.

Chelsea will apparently position themselves to make a raid for each player in the summer.

Mourinho has also revealed his unhappiness at the Financial Fair Play rules which exist in the game.

The boss has suggested there are some teams that follow the rules to the letter while others do it in a ‘dodgy’ way.

“The way UEFA controls the situation is very strange. There are clubs that are following exactly the Financial Fair Play rules and there are other clubs doing it in a dodgy way,” he told the Mirror.

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