JOSE Mourinho will be laughing all the way to the Champions League final if Real Madrid can find a way to beat Bayern Munich and join Chelsea in the decider.
After last night's astonishing events in the Camp Nou and the removal of Barcelona from the equation, the possibility of a huge grudge match with Roman Abramovich looms large amidst speculation that Mourinho is a summer target for Chelsea.
However, the man who transformed Stamford Bridge and has a closer knowledge of the Chelsea squad than Roberto Di Matteo has parked all talk of his future until the end of the season.
"At the end of the season I will have time to speak with the players and the directors and we will decide what is best for me, for the club and for the squad," said Mourinho, keeping his cards close to his chest.
Despite last night's extraordinary win over Barca, John Terry's indiscipline will reduce Chelsea to bare bones for the final. Also out are Ramires, Raul Meireles and Branislav Ivanovic.