Jose must regret beating Spurs to Willian in 2013 as Chelsea ace punishes old boss

first_imgTOTTENHAM bought his flight – but he saw the light.So goes Chelsea fans’ song about Willian’s decision to snub a move to Spurs in 2013 in favour of a Stamford Bridge switch.2 Willian scored twice to haunt former boss Jose MourinhoCredit: ReutersAnd Jose Mourinho must surely be ruing the day he convinced Roman Abramovich to hijack Daniel Levy’s bid all those years ago after Willian orchestrated a 2-0 win for Chelsea at Tottenham’s new stadium.The Brazilian had completed a medical at White Hart Lane and was on the verge of a £25million switch from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala.But with Mourinho also keen on signing the Brazilian, Chelsea owner Abramovich stepped in with an improved offer to complete a shock deal at the death.The rest is history, with Willian going on to win two Premier League titles, one FA Cup and last season’s Europa League – while Spurs’ trophy cabinet continues to gather dust.However, nothing lasts forever, and former Chelsea favourite Mourinho now finds himself in the dug-out of their fierce rivals.The Special One had overseen four wins in Spurs’ last five league matches before today.CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for all the latest on the BluesIn stark comparison, Chelsea had managed just one win in the same time.But Willian stepped forward to score twice and deal some serious punishment to the man who introduced him to English football.The playmaker was at the heart of everything good about Chelsea’s performance, finding pockets of space to run into while helping out his side in both attack and defence.And how Mourinho would have loved Willian to be his No 10 today as Spurs put in a dismal performance in front of their home fans.Jose’s key midfield threat Son-Heung Min was instead rightly shown a straight red card for kicking out at Antonio Rudiger.But the game was marred by a Spurs fan aiming racist abuse at the Chelsea centre-back.Latest Chelsea newsLive Blogblues newsChelsea news LIVE – Latest updates from Stamford BridgeGossipGOING DUTCHChelsea ‘to grab Mbuyamba on free deal’ with defender set to leave BarcelonaCOURT ORDERKante ‘ordered to appear in court’ in £3.4m legal battle with former agentBRIDGE OF SIGHSChelsea stars ‘bored’ and Hazard suffered under Sarri, says ex-No2 ZolaGossipBERN IT UPMan Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea on alert after Bernardeschi reveals Prem plansLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea news LIVE: Latest updates and transfer gossip from Stamford BridgeChelsea’s stunning victory means they are now six points above their London rivals, who could have leapfrogged them into fourth had they won instead.And despite some huge performances from the likes of Mason Mount and N’Golo Kante, it was Willian who walked away with the matchball at the expense of his former gaffer.Had Willian been playing for the other side, it might have been Mourinho and not Lampard cracking a smile at the final whistle.2 Mourinho famously hijacked Spurs’ move for Willian in 2013 while at ChelseaCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdAntonio Rüdiger accuses Spurs fan of making monkey chants after Son sent off for kicking Chelsea acelast_img

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