Tim Black in Spiked Online
‘Chelsea Football Club and José Mourinho have agreed to part company today (Thursday) by mutual consent.’ And so it comes to an end. A man who combined sublime self-certainty with self-aware prattishness has finally ‘consented’ to a separation from Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, the Russian with the watery smile. Not that it really comes as a surprise. Mourinho’s egg-shopping analogy before Tuesday’s Champions League match, the cause of affected bemusement among some commentators, said it all and so much more besides.