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Football: Wenger is 'specialist in failure', says Mourinho

Published on Feb 14, 2014 10:57 PM

LONDON (REUTERS) - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is a "specialist in failure", according to his Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho, as the English Premier League title-chasing football coaches exchanged jibes on Friday.

The Portuguese hit back at the Frenchman, who had earlier said that the title was Chelsea's to lose and that Mourinho had ruled his side out of the race because of a fear of failing.

Mourinho, who claimed last week that everything he says and does is "mind games", returned fire later.

"He is a specialist in failure," he told reporters. "If supposedly he (Arsene Wenger) is right and I am afraid of failure it is because I don't fail many times.

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