De Bruyne slams the Blues boss after ending his Stamford Bridge nightmare.
After being sold to Wolfsburg for £16m on Saturday, Kevin de Bruyne has sent a departing criticism to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
The Belgium international returned to west London last summer after a successful loan spell at Werder Bremen and was promised first team football by returning boss Mourinho.
Yet despite starting the opening two Premier League matches, de Bruyne then found the 22-year-old’s chances in the Blues first team limited and featured only seven more times in all competitions before the January sale.
Mourinho also publicly criticised the attacking midfielder, stating that the youngster wasn’t yet ready to play at a club of Chelsea’s stature and wasn’t training well.
Now that de Bruyne is no longer a player at Stamford Bridge, the Belgian has slammed the Portuguese coach.
“He never told me ‘You don’t train well’. It’s a pity,” the midfield ace was quoted by the Sun.
“In December we had a chat. He said there was a chance I would play and that he wasn’t keen to let me go, even on a loan – but what could I do more?”
De Bruyne departs the club after two years following a £7m transfer from Racing Genk in January 2012 and eventually featured just nine times for the side.
Wolfsburg were moved to pay so much for the starlet because of the success the player had with both Genk and Bremen, as well as having earned 19 caps for the national team.
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