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'You can say it is a s**t season'

ESPN staff
May 4, 2014
David Luiz did not hold back with his thoughts © Getty Images

In the latest edition of our favourite quotes of the week, David Luiz delivers his verdict on Chelsea's campaign, Brendan Rodgers comforts Steven Gerrard, and Diego Simeone has a special message for his players' mothers...

"I've still got one more match to play so I can't afford to get all excited"
Surely Ronnie O'Sullivan can get a little bit excited about reaching the World Championship final? Surely?

"He's a real good man. It was a wee bit over-analysed as well. The guy slipped. Bless him. That could happen to anyone"
Poor Steven Gerrard. Thankfully Brendan Rodgers is here to console him

"I'm not one of those who says he'll be on a golf course. I love football. I watch every type of game, so I'm sure I'll be watching it somewhere"
Brendan Rodgers admits he will have had a close eye on Saturday's match between Everton and Liverpool's title rivals Manchester City at Goodison Park

"You can say it is a s**t season, if you don't have trophies in a season at a big club, that is true"
David Luiz delivers his assessment of Chelsea's campaign

"I want to congratulate the mothers of these players, because they gave them big balls to play like this"
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone knows who is responsible for his side's Champions League victory over Chelsea

"He is a 35-year-old in an 18-year-old's body"
Bath's Nick Abendanon on George Ford

"Luckily I have a face that hides the pain"
Saracens flanker Jacques Burger talks after his heroic performance in the Heineken Cup semi-finals

"I am literally terrified of it"
Tom Daley revealed he is undergoing therapy to get over his self-labelled 'demon dive'

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