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Mourinho silent on Muto transfer

Posted: Apr 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he would not allow commercial interests to influence his decision to sign a player for the club.

Chelsea became linked with a move for Japanese striker Yoshinori Muto shortly after signing a five-year shirt sponsorship deal with tyre company Yokohama Rubber – a deal that is the second most lucrative in Premier League history at £200m.

But Mourinho was remaining quiet about a prospective deal to bring the FC Tokyo striker to Stamford Bridge, saying: “I know a little.”