More troubles for Mourinho as he is sued….

Jose Mourinho

Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho is to be the subject of an individual legal claim from former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro in addition to the action she is bringing against the club for constructive dismissal, it can be revealed. Mourinho is to be the subject of an individual legal claim from former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro – papers are to be served this week. The constructive dismissal claim now has two respondents – Chelsea FC and Jose Mourinho – both are legally liable so whilst linked are also separate. In the case of Jose Mourinho the claim will argue that Carneiro was subject to victimisation and or discrimination. The claim against Mourinho will be on the basis that he was instrumental in the actions against Carneiro in having her dropped from first-team duties and effectively demoted. It means the Portuguese manager will have to appear in person at an employment tribunal unless the case is settled out of court beforehand. Under employment law, an individual can be personally liable for damages if victimisation or discrimination can be proved.

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