Chelsea F.C. manager Jose Mourinho undergoes elbow operation

Updated: 21 January 2014 00:33 IST

The 50-year-old Portuguese boss oversaw Chelsea's 3-1 Premier League defeat of champions Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday before receiving a tribute award from the Football Writers' Association at London's Savoy Hotel.

Chelsea F.C. manager Jose Mourinho undergoes elbow operation
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London:

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has undergone an operation on his elbow in a bid to cure a longstanding complaint, the Premier League club announced on Monday.

The 50-year-old Portuguese boss oversaw Chelsea's 3-1 Premier League defeat of champions Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday before receiving a tribute award from the Football Writers' Association at London's Savoy Hotel.

He then had the operation on Sunday, with Chelsea's Twitter feed saying Monday: "Jose Mourinho today underwent a minor arthroscopic procedure on a long-standing elbow complaint. He will return to work tomorrow (Tuesday)."

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