Jose Mourinho is confident he will not be sacked as manager of Chelsea even if the champions finish the season in mid-table.
The Blues have made a poor start to the campaign, taking just eight
points from their opening eight matches, and sit in 16th place in the
Premier League standings.
I met the owner before dinner so, when I left [after the Southampton
defeat two weeks ago], I knew [there was no threat of the sack],”
Chelsea face Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Saturday looking to climb up the table against Tim Sherwood’s strugglers.
Branislav Ivanovic is set to miss out for the Blues, but Diego Costa is available again after his three-game suspension.