Blues boss hails Oscar.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Oscar is a ‘fantastic talent’ but has admitted the Brazilian can still improve physically.
Mourinho has installed Oscar as his favoured no.10 this season and the 22-year-old’s form has been such that two-time Blues player of the year Juan Mata could not force his way into Mourinho’s team and was sold to Manchester United last month.
But the Portuguese has also protected Oscar at times this season and the Brazil international did not start either of the recent matches at Manchester City.
Mourinho stressed the playmaker is a talent but hinted there is still room for improvement.
“He [Oscar] has a fantastic talent, he plays his second year in Chelsea, he players more or less second year also in the Brazilian national team so he is coming step by step.”
“Physically he needs time to put himself in a top condition. Tactically he is a very open boy that wants very much to learn.”
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