Mourinho: We aren’t interested in Benatia

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has addressed the rumors that his club is interested in Roma’s Mehdi Benatia in his press conference this afternoon:

“We aren’t interested in Benatia. We have Terry, Cahill, Ivanovic, and Zouma in that role and we also want to integrate Christiansen and allow him to play from time to time with the first team.”

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