Jose Mourinho: Chelsea boss not interested in records

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says his aim is to chase victories, points and titles this season, not records.

The Blues currently top the Premier League by six points and are unbeaten in 21 games in all competitions, prompting suggestions they could go through the season undefeated.

But Mourinho, whose side face Newcastle on Saturday, said: "I'm not looking for records, I'm looking for points.

"Victories and points. And if possible, at the end of the season, titles."

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Chelsea's next game is the Premier League lunchtime kick-off at Newcastle on Saturday.

A win will take them nine points clear of second-placed Manchester City and make them the fourth team in Premier League history to be unbeaten after the opening 15 games, emulating Arsenal (twice), Manchester City and Manchester United.

Mourinho's side will also set a new club record of 24 matches unbeaten in all competitions by avoiding defeat at St James' Park.

However, the Blues have lost their previous two matches at Newcastle.

Newcastle players celebrate a goal against Chelsea
Loic Remy (now at Chelsea) scored for Newcastle against the Blues at St James' Park last season

Mourinho on Newcastle

"When they see the Chelsea shirts they play the game of their lives, and against other teams they look like they are playing friendlies.

"It's difficult; it's a difficult stadium to play (in).

"Maybe this is because Chelsea in the last decade has become a strong team that everyone wants to beat."

Mourinho on Didier Drogba's future

"I don't know his qualities as a coach because I never saw him coach.

"My personal story is that he is still a very good player, and if he wants my advice in the future I think he should stop when he wants, when he feels. Not be waiting for me to decide or the club to decide.

Didier Drogba
Drogba scored for Chelsea in their 3-0 win over Tottenham on Wednesday

"We love him, we want him: he's a great football player and should stop when he wants.

"After that I know [Chelsea owner Roman] Mr Abramovich is very happy to keep him in the club in every area where he feels and we feel he is useful and happy.

"But that's after he makes a decision to stop his career."

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