Oscar reveals his ‘dream’ of bringing Chelsea back in shock as he backs Mauricio Pochettino to make a big impact
Scar has revealed it would be a “dream” to make a surprise return to Chelsea.
The 31-year-old left Chelsea at the end of 2016 after five years at the club, making the move to join Shanghai SIPG for a fee of around £60m and he still plays for the Chinese club.
While at Stamford Bridge, Oscar won the Europa League in 2013 before lifting the Premier League trophy two years later under Jose Mourinho, with the Brazilian midfielder making 203 appearances for the club.
Chelsea have been incredibly active over the past two transfer windows, spending over £600million on new signings, and Oscar has made it clear he would jump at the chance to return to west London if the summer was still busy.
“It’s of course a dream to come back to Chelsea,” the Brazilian told talkSPORT. “Everyone knows the passion I have for this club.
“I have a lot of good memories from there… I still have dreams of playing for that team. So if I can come back to Europe or Chelsea then hopefully we can talk.
Oscar was part of the Chelsea side that finished 10th in the Premier League in the 2015/16 season defending the title, although that was better than the Blues will manage this season.
The current side will only finish the campaign in 11th place, but Oscar is confident the arrival of Mauricio Pochettino will help turn things around for Chelsea as they look to challenge themselves back to the top of the table.
“He’s a good coach, he works very hard and Pochettino has a strong squad, they normally play as a team,” Oscar said.
“Maybe it can help Chelsea for next season. I think it will help a lot. I think the players have to show the manager that they want to stay at Chelsea, that they want to fight for everything. .
“When you play for Chelsea, the players have shown that it’s not easy. There’s pressure, you have to play to win. When you don’t win, it’s more difficult and they feel it.