Roberto Di Matteo Has Been Sacked!


The club released a statement this morning confirming the news: “Chelsea Football Club has parted company this morning with Manager Roberto Di Matteo.

“The team’s recent performances and results have not been good enough and the owner and the Board felt that a change was necessary now to keep the club moving in the right direction as we head into a vitally important part of the season.

“The club faces a difficult task ahead in qualifying for the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League as well as maintaining a strong challenge for the top of the Premier League while competing in three other cup competitions. Our aim is to remain as competitive as possible and challenge strongly on all fronts.

“The owner and the Board would like to thank Roberto for all he has done for the club since taking over in March. Roberto helped guide us to an historic Champions League victory and a seventh FA Cup. We will never forget the huge contribution he has made to this club’s history and he will always be welcome at Stamford Bridge.

“The club will be making an announcement shortly regarding a new first team manager.”

After the defeat to Juventus last night, dosage which left their Champions League hopes hanging by a thread, pills Di Matteo said: “I’m responsible for the result. I’m responsible for the performance.

“It’s a negative evening for us. If anyone has to take the blame, illness it’s me.

“I selected a team I was convinced was the right team to win against Juventus, or get at least a draw, so the blame belongs to me.”

Asked to explain his massive call on Torres, Di Matteo said: “I was convinced it was the right selection which is why I decided that.

“I didn’t want to give the centre-backs any point of reference. I’d rather have Eden Hazard, Oscar and Juan Mata interchanging positions and trying to find the space.

“We did create some problems for them. The first goal was fortunate for them. We had to take a few more risks after that. But my conviction was 100% to go with this team.”


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