Even while strategizing to see how his club, Chelsea would grab the Premier League title, manager Jose Mourinho was also under pressure figuring out how his father who was to undergo a brain surgery would come out hail and hearty.
The Portuguese manager had to split his time between England and Portugal, where his father was in hospital for surgery relating to a brain haemorrhage, though a local newspaper had ported that Jose Snr had suffered a stroke.
Chelsea boss Mourinho flew out earlier in the week to be present for his father’s operation and admitted he was glad the ordeal was over.
“When the game finished at Leicester [on Wednesday] I got immediately a private plane to go to Portugal,” said Mourinho.
“I was there with him for the most difficult moment, which was the moment of the surgery.
“Apart from that, everything is under control. He’s strong. He’s getting better, better, better, better. I’m much more relaxed.”
Mourinho’s Chelsea finally secured their Premier League crown on Sunday after beating Crystal Palace 1-0.
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