Jose Mourinho’s bizarre attempt to improve Chelsea morale revealed
Published 19/12/2015 | 16:34
Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho resorted to unusual tactics in an effort to revive the morale of his struggling team before he was sacked by the club.
The Portuguese manager’s second spell at the club came to an end this week as the reigning Premier League champions languish above the relegation zone after nine league defeats already this season.
A club source has revealed that Mourinho was even getting involved in childish pranks in an effort to rejuvenate his flagging side.
“He would walk around the training ground and when no-one was watching he would pick up handfuls of acorns off the grass and stuff them in his pockets,” a staff member told The Sun.
“Then someone would suddenly get hit on the head by a flying acorn. It was the same with backroom staff. They would be at their desks and then get hit by a nut, look around and there was Jose walking away laughing.”