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Bruno Ribeiro of Leeds fame will ask Jose Mourinho for Bulgarian help

The former Leeds star is the new manager at Ludogorets Razgrad.

Former Leeds United and Sheffield United midfielder Bruno Ribeiro has taken over at Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad this week and has now spoken about how the Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho might be able to help him.

Ribeiro, who played over 40 games for Leeds in a two year stint back in 1997-1999, is a friend of Mourinho's and has stated he will be asking the Chelsea boss for the odd loanee.

He is quoted by The Guardian as stating:

"José Mourinho is like a brother of mine. We talked about Ludogorets and he advised me to come here.

"It is possible that some Chelsea players will join Ludogorets [on loan]. I'll talk with Mourinho and see what happens. Without doubt he is going to help us."

Chelsea of course have a good recent history for sending players out on loan. Last season they sent a grand total of 32 players out on loan, ranging from the very young to the more experienced.

Ribeiro will be hoping to get his hands on some of those players down in Bulgaria.

The ex-Leeds man has inherited a successful little team in Razgrad, who performed admirably in the Champions League last season against the likes of Liverpool, Real Madrid and FC Basel.

Ribeiro will now be hoping to continue his new club's recent trajectory, with a little bit of help from Chelsea along the way.

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