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Mourinho: I won't say sorry to Wenger for 'specialist in failure' barb

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho declined the chance to apologise for describing Arsene Wenger as "a specialist in failure" last season, ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash with Arsenal.

Jose Mourinho (left) and Arsene Wenger. Credit: PA

"It was a consequence of something," Mourinho said cryptically of his taunt.

"It was not a deliberate first option to say something. I didn't get an apology. I don't apologise."

Wenger is yet to record a victory over a Chelsea side managed by Mourinho. His most recent attempt, in his 1,000th game in charge of Arsenal last March, ended in a crushing 6-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge.

Lampard 'set to move to New York City' in free transfer

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has reportedly agreed a free transfer to New York City, with Atletico Madrid marksman David Villa is set to join him.

Frank Lampard, Chelsea Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Archive/Press Association Images

According to the Sunday Mirror, Lampard and Villa met with Jason Kreis, installed as New York City head coachin January by the Premier League champions' chief executive officer Ferran Soriano. Lampard broke off from his preparations with England for the World Cup to sort out his move.

Lampard is understood to be have agreed to a basic wage significantly less than the £150,000-a-week that he picked up at Chelsea.


Disabled access: clubs 'hampered' by age of stadiums

Football clubs have responded to calls for better disabled access by stressing the difficulty of improving "historic" stadiums.

Minister of State for Disabled People Mike Penning said that in many clubs the level of support and space for disabled people was breaking the law.

But Chelsea Football Club said "like many other clubs with older grounds we are hampered with the age and layout of Stamford Bridge", adding that they were consulting architects on possible improvements.

Chelsea's Stamford bridge holds only 47% of the number of wheelchair space required. Credit: PA

Fulham, another club to fall short of the levels required, said they accommodate "as many wheelchair users as possible within the confines of an historic stadium", and that a proposed redevelopment would help improve the situation.

PSG tweet mocks Chelsea fans after Paris victory

The official Paris St Germain Twitter account shared this cheeky graphic after their 3-1 victory over Chelsea in the Champions League quarter-final tonight.

The tweet had nearly 5,000 retweets in just 15 minutes - along with some unprintable replies from some Chelsea fans.


Man Utd to face Bayern Munich in Champions League

Robin Van Persie's hat-trick helped Manchester United into the last eight of the Champions League. Credit: PA Wire

Manchester United have been drawn against defending champions Bayern Munich in the quarter finals of the Champions League.

Chelsea will face Paris St-Germain after beating Galatasaray in the previous round.

La Liga champions Barcelona will take on Athletico Madrid in an all-Spanish tie, while Real Madrid will face last year's finalists Borrussia Dortmund.

The matches will be played over two legs on April 1-2 and April 8-9.

For all the reaction to the draw visit ITV Sport

Two Chelsea fans 'stabbed in Istanbul'

Two Chelsea supporters have reportedly been stabbed in Istanbul on Tuesday evening on the eve of the club's Champions League game against Galatasaray.

Neither required hospital treatment after the incident, the Press Association reports.

The Foreign Office confirmed it was investigating reports of the incidents which allegedly took place around Taksim Square.

"We are looking into reports. We have had no confirmation of an incident. If confirmed we stand ready to provide consular assistance, " a Foreign Office spokeswoman said.

Victor Moses joins Liverpool on a season-long loan

Victor Moses has joined Liverpool on a season-long loan. Credit: Liverpool football club

Chelsea winger Victor Moses has joined Liverpool on a season-long loan becoming the club's third signing on transfer deadline day.

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