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Jose Mourinho's Chelsea return in numbers

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Chelsea football club's new manager Jose Mourinho poses for pictures following a press conference at Stamford Bridge in London, on June 10, 2013
Chelsea football club's new manager Jose Mourinho poses for pictures following a press conference at Stamford Bridge in London, on June 10, 2013

Jose Mourinho held his first press conference since returning to Chelsea on Monday, speaking to an unsurprisingly packed room of reporters.

Mourinho, who dubbed himself "the happy one", has signed a four-year deal at Stamford Bridge, and will hope to emulate the success he enjoyed during his first spell at the London club.

The Portuguese won two Premier League titles, one FA Cup and two League Cups between 2004 and 2007, marking himself out as the most successful manager in the club's history.

Here, we look at the other numbers which have defined the 50-year-old's relationship with Chelsea.

2 – Mourinho delivered back-to-back Premier League titles at Chelsea, the first time the club had been crowned top-flight champions in 50 years. 
6 – In his three years at Chelsea between 2004 and 2007, Mourinho won six pieces of silverware in total, the Premier League and League Cup twice apiece, and the FA Cup and Community Shield. 
6 – There are a handful of familiar faces in the Chelsea dressing room for Mourinho. Six current first-team players, including Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard and John Terry, all played under him during his previous spell in charge.  
60 – Stamford Bridge became a fortress for Chelsea during Mourinho's first spell in charge. He never lost at home in the Premier League, a run that spanned 60 games. 
95 – Chelsea set a new Premier League points record (95) in 2005 when Mourinho clinched the first of his two league titles at Stamford Bridge in his debut season in English football. 
250+ – Chelsea received over 250 media applications for Mourinho's press conference on Monday, proving the box-office appeal that he possesses. 
1 – Number of games lost to fellow 'top-four' managers in his career. (David Moyes at Manchester United, Manchester City-bound Manuel Pellegrini and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger)
68 - Mourinho's career win percentage as a manager.
3 - Once again, Mourinho will be looking to become the first coach in the history of football to win the UEFA Champions League (or European Cup) as a manager with teams from three different nations.
2,084 - Number of days between Mourinho leaving Stamford Bridge and being confirmed as the club's manager once again. (Spetember 20, 2007 - June 3, 2013)