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Ancelotti becomes Abramovich casualty number six

So Roman Abramovich is now looking for his seventh manager in eight years at Chelsea. The reason, it seems, is that he will not be satisfied until his side win the Champions League. Carlo Ancelotti has been on borrowed time since Ji Sun Park scored the goal at Old Trafford that sent Chelsea out of Europe’s premier competition at the quarter-final stage.


The closest anyone has come to winning the trophy for Abramovich, and it was desperately, heart-breakingly close, was Avram Grant. Even that and a second placed finish in the Champions League and the Carling Cup, was nowhere near enough fpr the Israeli to keep his job so I suppose Ancelotti had no chance.

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KingsCross4050d ago

He did wrong this time. Chelsea had a really good season playing amazing football, but had a down period wich killed their season. I would like to keep Ancelotti for some more time. Many managers nees time to give results.

Mozilla894049d ago

Agreed, even though I'm a Chelsea fan I don't agree with the way our club is run most of the time.

KingPin4049d ago

Abramovich is a jackass who doesnt know much about soccer and building a team. when mourinho came in, he spent millions and just bought the ideal squad that mourinho himself wanted and could handle. every other coach had to come in and do with what they had.

it took Sir Alex Ferguson 4 years to win 1 trophy with man utd but once he got his winning team he hasnt stopped building since then. chelsea need to understand that in soccer there is no such thing as immediate success.