Jose Mourinho challenges his Chelsea team to make history

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants his side to add trophies to their growing number of plaudits.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has thrown down the gauntlet to his impressive squad following their impressive 5-0 victory over Swansea City, according to the club's official website.

The number of plaudits are growing with each passing week for the Blues, and their five-star performance in Wales is yet more proof of their undeniable ability.

It’s not the first time Mourinho has built an impressive squad at Stamford Bridge, as during his first stint at the club back-to-back Premier League titles ensued and a dynasty was put in place.

The Portuguese coach’s current team, led by the wonderful Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas, has the potential to go further.

However, until they land silverware they are merely contenders in the eyes of public, prompting Mourinho to challenge them to go out and create their own history.

“There is no history without titles. If we play fantastically well but we don’t win cups I think in 20 years’ time nobody will remember this team,” he explained to the club’s official website.

“Obviously everybody wants the team to play very well – I am the first one - but we have to win competitions.

“This team is a young team with lots of years in front of them. We are trying this season and we are going to try until our limits to make some history by winning something.”

The West London outfit's victory over the Swans consolidates their lead at the top of the Premier League table, five points clear of Manchester City, who host Arsenal today.

Up next for Mourinho’s men is the League Cup semi-final tie against Liverpool, just one of four possible trophies they can still win this season.

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