Jose Mourinho's focus on details key to English Premier League title race

Jose Mourinho has focused on implementing his tactical plan, which is likely to revolve around a 4-3-3 system featuring Fernando Torres in the central striking role and Oscar in an advanced midfield position just behind the Spaniard.

updated: August 15, 2013 10:14 IST
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London: Jose Mourinho has always been keen to separate himself from the ranks of the mere mortals and the Chelsea manager is convinced his attention to the smallest details will mean he is in a league of his own at the end of the season.

With the new Premier League campaign kicking off this weekend, the self-styled Special One has spent the last few days fine-tuning his preparations for the Blues' opening game against Hull City on Sunday.

It promises to be an emotional occasion for Mourinho, who is sure to receive a warm welcome home from Chelsea supporters six years after his first spell came to an acrimonious end following the breakdown of his relationship with owner Roman Abramovich.

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