Until then, football fans are being fed a daily diet of transfers news – again, get all the latest from talkSPORT – and pre-season games.
The Premier League will not move individual fixtures in an effort to placate clubs competing in the Champions League.
“My dream is to win it and we will see if we are ready to win this season“.
A number of talented youngsters are coming through, including Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who was given his first team bow last season before representing England at the European under-21 Championships in Czech Republic. “One on a practical basis, as if we keep declining it’s bad for our coefficient and we’ll lose one of our Champions League places”. We are ready to compete with everyone.
“I’m not scared. Our players can compete with all the big stars. If the Champions League comes after me, great the same”.
“Chelsea was in the  final and lost the final because the last player slides and misses the penalty”.
“When I’m asked about Champions League, I think Chelsea is the best example of what the Champions League is”, he added. We had three very hard games against good teams and especially against Barcelona it was a good opportunity to show how we are prepared.
‘We used these days very well.
‘And we’re happy we won on penalties.
“I think we’ll be ready for Arsenal – we know what we have to expect: it’s always a special game when you play at Wembley and we’ll be ready, for sure”, he said. We’ll be ready for Arsenal.
Richard Scudamore, the Premier League executive chairman, admitted that he was concerned by the recent European results but believes that his organisation, which has consistently delivered huge revenues to the clubs via their broadcast deals, is powerless to improve results.
“There is something in this country that goes outside my understanding”, said Mourinho.
“The only club where her husband replaced me was at Inter Milan, where in six months he destroyed the best team in Europe at the time”.