The manager singled out performance during the draw with Norwich.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho tore into his team during half-time of the 0-0 Premier League draw with Norwich City on Sunday, according to the Daily Mail.
Figures such as Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah came in for particular criticism as Mourinho told the players exactly what he thought of them.
Matic and Salah were both purchases in the January transfer window and up until the game with Norwich had been impressing at Stamford Bridge.
Yet it’s understood that Mourinho told the Serbian that he was having reservations about having spent £20.75m on the former Benfica man earlier in 2014.
Salah was then told that the 21-year-old had better come back for pre-season in the summer ‘ready to be a real footballer’, before the duo were then hauled off to be replaced by David Luiz and Eden Hazard for the second half.
Now that the excitement surrounding Mourinho’s return to west London has died down there are some that are doubting the 51-year-old’s presence at the club is actually a good thing.
Negative tactics from the Blues is what is said to have hindered their pursuit of silverware this term, with the team set to finish with any trophies for the first time under the guidance of the Portuguese coach.
Mourinho has also criticised his players throughout the year, constantly claiming they are not good enough to win the league and then publicly slamming Hazard after their exit from the Champions League last Wednesday at the hands of Atletico Madrid.
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