Jose Mourinho takes swipe at Celtic and Scottish football

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Chelsea boss says the Scottish league isn't competitive.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has taken a dig at the Scottish league and renewed his war of words with German football too.

Mourinho is expecting to be crowned a 2014/15 Premier League title winner, with Chelsea 10 points clear of closest rivals Arsenal.

He believes however that his Chelsea side will not make a habit of running away with the title, telling The Telegraph:

He said: "It’s very difficult in the Premier League for a team to be dominant. This is not Germany with Bayern Munich. This is not Switzerland with Basel. This is not Scotland with Celtic."

How do the points gaps compare?

Bayern have a 15 point gap at the top of the Bundesliga table, but were last night knocked out of the German Cup by Borussia Dortmund.

Basel are nine points clear in Switzerland, while in Scotland, Celtic hold an eight point lead over Aberdeen, less than the advantage Chelsea have in England.

The difference is however Chelsea are on the verge of winning their first league title since 2009/10, and Celtic are on course to win their fourth championship in consecutive years.

There has been a somewhat resilient challenge put up by Aberdeen this year to keep pace, but Ronny Deila's side have managed to stay one step ahead.

Jose Mourinho criticised the Bundesliga in pre-season, only for Hoffenheim coach Markus Gisdol to tell Sport1 at the time, reported by HITC, than Dortmund and Bayern would run away with the Premier League if they played in England.

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