Ancelotti hails Wilkins after shock Chelsea exit

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti on Friday paid tribute to newly departed Ray Wilkins after the popular assistant manager was abruptly axed by the club.

Wilkins, who was reported to be "devastated" by Chelsea's decision not to renew his contract, left the club on Thursday after being notified of his departure.

Ancelotti -- who said in a recent autobiography that Wilkins was instrumental in helping the Italian lead Chelsea to the double last season -- said the 54-year-old had done a "fantastic job."

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karim2357d ago

We were all and still shocked...Shame !

GJ232357d ago

Does anyone know why they didnt renew it yet?

kulka2357d ago

I dont spending costs perhaps

GJ232357d ago

Quite strange. Maybe signs of Abramovich cutting costs

kulka2357d ago

he is cutting spending bad news for Chelsea