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Jose Mourinho claims he would have won the Champions League for Chelsea had he been allowed to see out his contract at Stamford Bridge.
The self-styled 'Special One' left his role as Blues boss in September 2007, just over three years after he started his trophy-laden spell in charge.
Under the Portuguese, Chelsea twice made it to the Champions League semi-finals, where they lost both times to Liverpool.
Last season, months after Mourinho left and with Avram Grant at the helm, the Londoners went a step further but saw their hopes ended with a penalty shootout defeat to Manchester United in the final.
The former Porto coach, who is now in charge at Inter Milan, is in no doubt that had he remained as Blues boss, Champions League glory would have been delivered.
"While I was at Chelsea we did everything but win the Champions League. We won all the other big, big trophies. There was the first League title for Chelsea in 50 years and the next year we were champions again," he told the News of the World.
"We won the first FA Cup at the new Wembley, beating Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United. And two Carling Cups.
"So we'd won absolutely everything apart from the Champions League. But people always want more - and at Chelsea that was the Champions League. I would have won it with Chelsea.
"My contract was until 2011, so I would have been there for seven years. It's enough time."