Date: 15th March 2015 at 7:49pm
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Jose Mourinho’s feud with Sky Sports shows no signs of abating as the Chelsea manager once again criticised pundit Graeme Souness following the 1-1 draw with Southampton.

Dusan Tadic’s first-half penalty helped the Saints earn a point at Stamford Bridge this afternoon after Diego Costa headed the hosts into a 1-0 lead, with Souness stating that referee Mike Dean was right to award the spot-kick.

The 61-year-old and Mourinho have spent the last few days entangled in a war of words, after the Scot labelled the Blues as “pathetic” for influencing referee Bjorn Kuipers in Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain.

After being told that Souness agreed with Dean’s penalty decision, the Portuguese told reporters: “Graeme Souness says also that it’s more a reason to criticise a player who asks for a yellow card than a player who kicks somebody in the chest.

“I went to Sky and they told me their pundits said it’s a penalty. I went to BBC and they told me it’s not a penalty. I went to the radios and they told me it’s not a penalty.

“Pundits are paid to wear my suit, but I’m not paid to wear their suit or to comment on their comments.

“If one day I become a pundit, I will wear a manager’s suit. I will win every game, because pundits win every game, and then I can be critical and I can be phenomenal like they are.”

Mourinho, who has previously suggested that there is an anti-Chelsea bias from Sky Sports, also found himself in a rather awkward exchange with interviewer Geoff Shreeves. Click below to watch the incident.


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