Willian eyes Spurs move for Mourinho reunion if Chelsea do not extend deal

first_imgBRAZIL star Willian has dropped a huge hint he could join his old boss Jose Mourinho at Tottenham  – if Chelsea dump him.The 31-year-old is out of contact this summer and Mourinho has been a long-time admirer of the attacker.2 Willian is eyeing a move to Tottenham if Chelsea do not extend his contractCredit: AFP or licensorsCHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for all the latest on the BluesAnd the feeling is mutual with Willian revealing he “loved” Mourinho’s man-management at Stamford Bridge – and that the two regularly exchange texts.Willian also disclosed the Portuguese coach tried to sign him when he was at Manchester United.The winger was on the verge of a move to Spurs from Shakhtar Donetsk in August 2013 — before giving them the cold shoulder at the death, signing for Mourinho’s Chelsea.Yesterday Willian raved about his relationship with Mourinho, saying: “People ask me about the best coaches I have had. For sure, Mourinho is one of them.“We had a special relationship. He demanded a lot, so there were some conflicts, but that’s normal. He would challenge me and call out my mistakes, but if I had played well he would also say something like, ‘today you killed it’.”“I loved his man-management, how he organised training, how he spoke in meetings. I learned a lot from him.2 Willian could choose to join ex-Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho at TottenhamCredit: Rex Features “Even after he left Chelsea he spoke well of me. We are still friends. Sometimes we exchange messages.“When he was at Manchester United he wanted me to go there. And the way in which he made that clear was always respectful.”Willian told website The Players’ Tribune: “I have played for Chelsea for more than six years now, and I can honestly say that I am very happy here. If you ask my wife if she wants to leave London, she’ll say no.“My daughters feel the same way. Of course, Brazil is Brazil, right? It’s our home, our culture. We always feel good when we go there on holiday and see family and friends.Most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’NICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kids“But London is my second home. In fact, I recently passed a British citizenship test.“So London is where I want to stay. This is where I have my family, my church. I want my daughters to grow up here.”For the full interview with Willian go to www.theplayerstribune.comJose Mourinho feels like ‘a gun with no bullets’ as strikerless Tottenham fail to break down Leipziglast_img read more

Women’s Golf Wins UNI Invitational; Lee Earns Medalist Honors

first_img CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Drake University women’s golf team won the UNI Women’s Invitational at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course Sunday with Heari Lee leading all individual competitors. Drake, which led after the tournament’s first day, closed with a final round 300 for a two-round total of 612 (312-300). The Bulldogs beat host UNI by eight shots and also handily defeated Green Bay and Western Illinois in cool, windy conditions. Final Results “I’m so proud of everyone on the team,” said Drake head coach Rachael Pruett. “We played really steady golf in very challenging conditions. They were ready to play and compete and that drive showed.” Story Links Bulldog freshman Haeri Lee took medalist honors after posting her second-straight 75 for a two-round score of 150. Freshman Kristen Giles finished in second place by three strokes with a score of 153 (78-75) while junior Aimee Gerschke tied for fourth at 155 (77-78). center_img Senior Grace Dunn placed tenth with a two-round score of 157 (82-75) with junior Sigurlaug Run Jonsdottir (83-75) and Sam Paulak (79-79) right behind Dunn as the pair tied for 11th with scores of 158. Dunn shaved seven strokes off round one while Run Jonsdottir took eight off. Erica Olberding finished T-18th at 164 (82-82) while Reilly Krohe was 26th at 170 (87-83). “It’s so great to get a team win and for Haeri to take medalist honors and Kristen right behind her in second,” Pruett added. “Aimee continued solid play with another round in the 70s and Grace and Sigurlaug bounced back today with really great rounds of 75 each. I’m proud of everyone who competed this weekend. It’s great to see their hard work pay off.” Drake will compete at its final regular-season tournament, April 8-9, at the Kansas City Intercollegiate. The Bulldogs will then play at the MVC Championship, April 14-16, in Chesterton, Ind. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more