- Mohamed Salah did not shine during his days at Stamford Bridge under now Roma manager Jose Mourinho
- And it has been disclosed that it was personality clash that was between Jose Mourinho and Mohamed Salah
- The Egypt international eventually left Chelsea for a move to Roma before making a return to the Premier League
Eddie Newton who was Chelsea’s loan technical coach years back has explained what actually transpired between Jose Mourinho and Mohamed Salah at Stamford Bridge.
When Jose Mourinho was the coach of Chelsea, Mohamed Salah made a move to the side in 2014 from Basel and the Blues fans expected the Egypt international to shine.
However, things did not work well for Mohamed Salah at Chelsea under Jose Mourinho as the now Liverpool striker failed to break into the first team.
The situation made Chelsea chiefs to loan Mohamed Salah out to Fiorentina and Roma before tha latter signed him on a permanent basis.
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Mohamed Salah picked up in Italy and his incredible performances made Liverpool to go for his signature as they brought him back to the Premier League.
And since making a return to the Premier League, Mohamed Salah has been impressive for Liverpool winning the Champions League and topflight titles.
Eddie Newton's reaction
"For me, I think Salah and De Bruyne wasn’t about talent. It was a personality clash with Jose Mourinho. I just didn’t think it was working at the time.
"I think they were more than good enough, but it was the manager who didn’t see eye-to-eye with them, so it wasn’t going to work.''
Samuel Eto’o names the only perfect manager he worked under as professional player
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Jose Mourinho who is currently in charge of Italian club Roma has been hailed by former Barcelona and Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o who named the Portuguese as best manager.
During his spell at Inter Milan between the year 2009-2011, Samuel Eto'o played under Jose Mourinho and won treble and became one of the best strikers in the world then.
Before leaving Inter Milan, Samuel Eto'o scored 33 goals in 67 games before moving to Anzhi where he spent two years and then joined Chelsea in 2013.
At Stamford Bridge, Samuel Eto'o featured in 21 games for Chelsea netting nine goals and also played for Everton for one season before leaving the Premier League in 2015.