Pep Guardiola & Di Matteo
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Di Matteo knocked Pep Guardiola's Barcelona out of the CL.
flash back African champions rated second best in the world Reigning African champions Zambia have been rated second best team in the world, according to influential World Soccer magazine. Chipolopolo were pipped to the global top slot by reigning world and European champions Spain who have been voted 2012 World Team of the Year. The results of the worldwide poll were announced Friday by World Soccer. African champion coach, Herve Renard has been rated sixth in the world. Spain coach Vicente del Bosque won the 2012 World coach award ahead of Real Madrid tactician Jose Mourinho. Roberto Di Matteo was third with Jurgen Klopp and Diego Simeone following in that order. Renard was followed by Marcelo Bielsa, Tite of Corinthians, Pep Guardiola and Mexican Olympic coach Luis Tena. Argentine Lionnel Messi won the World Player of the year award ahead of Christiano Ronaldo. Team of the Year: 1. Spain 2. Zambia 3. Chelsea 4. Juventus 5. Athletico Madrid 6. Bourussia Dortmund 7. Corinthians 8. Universidad de Chile 9. ...
Pep Guardiola had already given his word to Bayern Munich that he would become their next manager before Roman Abramovich sacked Roberto Di Matteo as Chelsea boss, it has been claimed. Abramovich controversially gave Di Matteo the chop on November, before installing Rafael Benitez on an interim basis with the hope of convincing Guardiola to join Chelsea in the summer. But, according to the Daily Mail, Guardiola had at this point already begun a course in German lessons having told Bayern Munich that he would succeed Jupp Heynckes at the Allianz Arena in July. Guardiola reportedly booked his first lesson only days before Di Matteo was relieved of his duties at Chelsea, after informing Bayern chiefs verbally that Munich would be his next destination. Chelsea, had they made a formal approach for Guardiola, are likely to have offered the Former Barcelona manager a significantly better salary package were he to move to Stamford Bridge. But Guardiola was sold on the Bayern philosophy says the club's chairman Ka ...
There are contradictions with d FIFA awards. There should be a separate category for National team coaches because they don't play a lot of competitive game in a year. Di Matteo should have been considered along with Jurgen Klopp ahead of Pep Guardiola as well. Afterall Pep only won Copa del Rey!
Guardiola believes Chelsea's owner is too 'trigger-happy' to be his boss Rate this item1 2 3 4 5 (0 votes) Pep Guardiola believes Roman Abramovich is too 'trigger-happy' as Chelsea's owner to offer him the security he wants when he returns to management next year, according to sources close to the Former Barcelona coach. Guardiola, 41, is the most coveted manager in football and Abramovich has made no secret that he wants the Spaniard at Stamford Bridge when his year away from the game ends next summer. Last week, Chelsea's owner sacked Roberto Di Matteo, who had led the club to their Champions League triumph, and appointed former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez as manager until the end of the season. But with major clubs queuing up to speak to Guardiola and offer him a return to the game, Di Matteo's sacking has made it less, not more, likely that he will listen to Abramovich's overtures. 'When he does return, Pep will want stability and the events of the past few days shows again that Chelsea are not a club ...
Man City baptism for Chelsea new man Benitez on NOVEMBER 24, 2012 · in SPORTS LONDON (AFP) – Rafael Benitez’s hopes of winning over the Chelsea supporters face a stern test when his new side take on champions Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Chelsea fans have not universally welcomed Benitez’s appointment as Roberto Di Matteo’s interim successor, after the frequent spats that accompanied clashes between Benitez’s Liverpool and Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea. The Spaniard’s response has been to confidently declare he will gain acceptance through success on the pitch and there is no doubt victory over the reigning Premier League champions would be a step in the right direction. Benitez has been appointed until the end of the season but has talked of impressing the Chelsea hierarchy sufficiently to convince them to shelve any plans of pursuing Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola, who has also been linked with a move to City. And the new manager has already received first-hand experience ...
Lionel Messi is confident his Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola would be a success at Chelsea. The current Ballon d'Or holder believes that no matter where the Spaniard restarts his career he would be a hit. Chelsea have appointed former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez as interim manager after Roberto Di Matteo's sacking and speculation is rife that the Former Barcelona manager will eventually succeed Benitez this summer. Messi has been full of praise for his former mentor, and believes wherever he opts to go, success will come to the sought-after manager. “Guardiola will be a success wherever he goes,” Messi told reporters. “He is widely recognised as one of the best coaches in the world. “For me he is the best coach in the world and wherever he goes he will be a success I have no doubt about that. He’ll go where he wants to go and good luck to him. “It’s difficult to judge the situation when you are not inside the club but Chelsea are a great club and with big clubs if you lose two gam ...
Hitz Still making headlines. » Di Matteo Told He Would Lose Job If Torres Axed: Realdream's finest sent Me This and u feel it and More hitzzz. »Roberto Di Matteo ignored warnings that he would lose his job as Chelsea manager if he dropped club-record signing Fernando Torres, Chelsea officials were aware that Di Matteo, who was fired 48hrs ago and was replaced on an interim basis by Rafael Benitez, was thinking of axing the 50 million-pound ($79.7 million) striker for the Champions League game against Juventus two days ago and advised him not to,the finest added. + »Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich wants Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola to take chelsea job permanently and has offered to make him soccer’s highest-paid manager with an annual salary of 15 million pounds, But Guardiola is currently on a year-long sabbatical and his representatives say he won’t make a decision on his future until the new year, A deal with Chelsea is said to have been agreed in principle Realdream's finest Report. + » ...
Roman Abramovich relieved Di Matteo of his duties on Wednesday morning despite the Italian guiding the club to their maiden Champions League trophy and a seventh Fa Cup last season. Di Matteo signed a two-year deal in the summer, but has seen his position questioned almost continually since with Pep Guardiola thought to wanted by the Russian oligarch to lead the club.
Di Matteo sacked and Benitez in! Have a look what bookmakers sent to Stamford Bridge yesterday
Tapestry enjoyed doing this vehicle wrap for As seen on the DailyMail. Taxi for Di Matteo!
Juve's manager Conte expresses his symphaty to Di Matteo & Pep Guardiola doesn't make decision to coaching a club until 2013 Cc:
I remember last season before chelsea sack AVB Chelsea play West Brom and loss d match later chelsea play Napoli in d champiom league and loss again, now Di Matteo also loss again West Brom and loss again Juventus another italy club and Di Matteo was sacked, my question is dat, do u think dat Rafa Benitez is a right coach 2 take over or Pep Guardiola.
Why is Abramovich so heartless & faithless, if he can sack Di Matteo, who won d first champion league for Chelsea which no Manager in chelsea history was able to win, even Jose Morinho wasn't able to win, hmmm, there is no manager he wil not sack even if Benitez do what matteo did for or even if He double it, He wil stil be sack, Where dos anybody think Chelseafc are edging ? What did Abramovich really need.?
Dis man is just after Pep Guardiola saa! Now,l don't know d magic Rafael Benitez wants to perform now.No how,Di Matteo will see anoda club soon.l believe dat.
￼ As declared on the Chelsea official website on Wednesday, Rafael Benitez has been appointed as the replacement for sacked manager Roberto Di Matteo. As quickly as Roberto was fired, Rafa was brought in—and in less than 12 hours—Chelsea had a new interim manager. Interim—the first clue that Benitez hasn’t been brought in by Roman Abramovic for the long term. Abramovic made it clear that he was happy to wait for Pep Guardiola to finish his 12-month sabbatical before trying to convince him to come to Stamford Bridge. In fact it was even suggested that Di Matteo was only on a one year contract as Roman waited it out for the ex-Barca boss (Mirror Football). What is there to suggest that Benitez hasn’t been offered that exact same opportunity? Rafael has the attitude and personality to believe he can change things at the Bridge, and rightly so. He has had many high profile jobs, such as Valencia, Liverpool and Inter Milan, and has won a Champions League, two La Ligas and an Fa Cup during his time ...
Chelsea's manager might be devoid of vital phylosophy of football?Di Matteo's exit won't bring transition & it can skepticize a coach like Pep Guardiola frightful to propel his deep desire to coach Chelsea!Di Matteo needed synergy at inception from any skilful party thus repositioning him!Coach only blundered wen Team B played against West Brom
. But after suffering a similar fate to the Italian,Villas-Boas revealed how the Chelsea managerial job has become such a poisoned chalice. "At Chelsea I think another sacking is just like any other day at the office, that's my interpretation," the Spurs boss told Sky Sports . "Roberto has achieved so much in such a littleamount of time. His CV is maybe one of the best in the world now - he has won the Champions League and the Fa Cup too." Di Matteo has been replaced by former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez on an interim basis, as Abramovich searches for a permanent replacement. The Spaniard is the ninth manager in Abramovich's tenure, with Pep Guardiola and even Harry Redknapp thought to be among the favourites for the job. Villas-Boas endured a torrid time at Stamford Bridge and parted company with the Blues following a league defeat against West Bromwich Albion, but has settled into life wellat White Hart Lane. He added: "It was difficult for Robbie and I wish him well for the rest of his career. "Regar ...
Let us moveforward. RDM job in Chelsea is history for now. Take note: Rafael Benitez option to succeed Di Matteo is, on an interim basis. Ideally, Abramovich would like to appoint Pep Guardiola, the Former Barcelona manager, but it is unclear whether he would be available before the end of the season.
The truth is dat, Roman Abramovic did not trust Roberto Di Matteo, to deliver @ Chelsea. Roman was never impressed by the way the UCL was won last year. He felt Chelsea won by sheer luck and not Di Matteo's tactical ability. And dats why he's desperate for the apostle of Tiki-taka football, Pep Guardiola. Sorry to RDM and goodluck to him in the future.
LONDON -- Six months after guiding Chelsea to an unlikely Champions League title, Roberto Di Matteo was fired Wednesday with the team on the brink of becoming the first defending champion eliminated from the group stage. Di Matteo, who was hired on a permanent basis in June, was dismissed a day after a 3-0 loss to Juventus in Turin left Chelsea's title defense in tatters. Chelsea also is struggling in the Premier League,having picked up just two points from its last four games to fall to third place. "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," Chelsea said in a statement. There was no immediate announcement on a replacement for Di Matteo, but former Liverpool and Inter Milan coach Rafa Benitez has been heavily linked with the job. Pep Guardiola, currently on a break from coaching after leavingBarcelona at the end ...
Rafael Benitez is the favourite to take over from Roberto Di Matteo as Chelsea manager. The former Liverpool manager is flying to London from Abu Dhabi, where he was speaking at a sports conference, and is scheduled to land on Thursday. It is understood he will then hold further talks with Chelsea about taking over as manager, initially as a stop-gap appointment. Di Matteo was sacked following the 3-0 Champions League defeat by Juventus. Chelsea made contact with Benitez to gauge his interest in taking charge on a short-term basis. Owner Roman Abramovich is known to be a long-term admirer of Pep Guardiola but it is unclear whether the Former Barcelona coach can be tempted back into management. The club's board met earlier on Wednesday and their next appointment is likely to be a short-term role rather than a long-term replacement for Di Matteo. In the statement announcing Di Matteo's sacking on Wednesday morning, Chelsea said they hoped to announce a new manager "shortly". Chelsea, who are looking for a n ...
Sports Radio Brila FM wrote:Revealed: How Abramovich is seducing Guardiola for the top job... Chelsea first approached him to replace Di Matteo a MONTH ago.dailymail.NEIL ASHTON reveals how Pep Guardiola was offered Roberto Di Matteo's job after Chelsea were humbled 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League. Sportsmail can today reveal that the Former Barcelona coach - who has always been Abramovi...
Today I lost faith In my club. 1] To treat Di Matteo like this is disgusting particularly after winning the Champions League/Fa Cup. 2] We lost to Man Utd by getting cheated. Conceded late to Swansea. And, were poor against Liverpool, West Brom, and against Juve. 3] Still we are only four points off the top of the league table. 4] Players need to perform. And let's not keep blaming Torres. He's had four bad games this season. He should have started last night as we had nothing through the middle. 5] This decision will only unsettle the players even more. 6] Ron Gourley and Bruce Buck please leave our club!! You've got rid Of a Chelsea legend after 9 Months. 7] Pep Guardiola please don't become our manager. It will only harm your CV. 8] BENITEZ! Please no!! Unless you can unlock Torres. 9] Thank you Roberto Di Matteo.
BREKING NEWS: WALE WANAOIPENDA CHELSEA SEMENI YENU BUT WAZUNGU WAMESEMA HAYA:- Roberto Di Matteo went from Champions League hero to zero as Chelsea crashed to a 3-0 defeat at Juventus and to the brink of an embarrassing exit from the competition. Di Matteo's biggest selection gamble since he took charge backfired as goals from Fabio Quagliarella, Arturo Vidal and Sebastian Giovinco left the Blues facing the prospect of becoming the first holders to depart the competition before Christmas. Chelsea slumped to third place in Group E with one match remaining and must win against Nordsjaelland in two weeks' time and hope Shakhtar Donetsk beat Juve, despite the Ukrainian side having qualified for the last 16 themselves tonight. That would be the equal of any let-off the European champions enjoyed en route to last season's astonishing Champions League triumph, which ultimately prevented owner Roman Abramovich dispensing with Di Matteo. With Pep Guardiola supposedly waiting in the wings, Di Matteo could find hims ...
Roman Abramovich will persuade Pep Guardiola to become manager, should Di Matteo fail to qualify for the round of 16 (Mail)
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do you think Di Matteo will last at Chelsea? Or Pep Guardiola coming in during the summer? Where's Torres going?
Do you think Roman Abromovich wants Di Matteo to fail so he can get Pep Guardiola?
Sure, Di Matteo will be looking nervously over his shoulder with Pep Guardiola waiting in the wings.u've got dat right The Sun... Now u knw there's nothing like experimenting in EPL
Di Matteo is alwyz late for substitutions. Can sm1 talk to Pep Guardiola to start packn up his belongings, ready for managerial post at Stamford Bridge. I'm rily tired of seein useless coach who cnt field players properly.
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Di Matteo confident of outlasting Pep Guardiola rumours: Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo says he is not concer...
The shortlist for this year's Fifa Coach of the Year prize has been revealed. Featuring bosses from all four major European leagues, the list makes for an interesting race, with World Cup and Euro 2012 winner Vicente del Bosque, Italy boss Cesare Prandelli and Germany's Joachim Low making up the international contingent. Sign up to Paddy Power for £250 in free bets Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho is in the frame after battling it out with Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola to win last season's Liga title. Chelsea's Roberto Di Matteo is also named, having won a close penalty shootout over fellow nominee Jupp Heynckes' Bayern Munich, in the final of the Champions League. The final decisions will be made by the captains and coaches of the national teams and members of the international media. A final announcement of the next three finalists is due on November 29 at a press conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Vicente Del Bosque Spain Roberto Di Matteo Chelsea Sir Alex Ferguson Manchester United Pep Guardiola Barc ...
ja 2day all bad dicison gone to Chelsea but viva Di Matteo in u there a new England Pep Guardiola
Roman Abromovich dah kautim game...pressure to Di Matteo.Pep Guardiola coming in soon.Bookie bikin duit tonight...this is sport entertainment.
In Roberto Di Matteo we have found ourself...our very own Pep Guardiola
Mourinho not a happy man at Real Madrid I need such a high figure at Chelsea soon coz with all due respect to Roberto Di Matteo he has a long way to go to join the league of big boys:)need Mourinho or Pep Guardiola at Chelsea Matteo fluked last season with luck...
Transfer Conspiracy Theory: Chelsea and the great gaffer hunt. I pigeonhole Roman Abramovich because it's fun to. I have no dirt on the guy. As far as billionaire megalomaniacs go, he seems pretty normal. Here goes... I was wrong to assume that Pep Guardiola would eventually join Chelsea. I think Roman and Jose are concocting a special plan to bring the Special One, I'm sorry, the 'ONLY' one, back to Stamford Bridge with none other than Cristiano Ronaldo in his pocket. Here's how it works - 1. Mourinho does not love Real Madrid. He says he does, but he doesn't. He loves Mourinho and I don't blame him. Roman Abramovich also loves Mourinho and knows that he is the surest ticket to European domination when Pep ends the soul search and returns to Barça. 2. Mourinho gets a fictional phone call from Roman. "Jose, come back and bring Ronaldo with you." Mourinho chuckles, calls Andre Villas Boas, and offers an olive branch by paying a respectable fee for Modric. He also demands the right of first refusal on all ...
Hmmm>The Daily Star Sunday says Di Matteo, 42, is still being referred to in d game as “The Caretaker” bcos of that shadow - Pep Guardiola.
There are loud murmurs n rumours that Pep Guardiola is really envious of the new Chelsea squad n is licking his lips at the prospect of coaching it...I feel sorry for Di Matteo
I don't think Roberto Di Matteo will be at Chelsea for his 2 years. He'll leave at a point in his next 2 years and Pep Guardiola will be in.
Chelsea The Honour shared the following link: How do you make sense of Roman Abramovich's signings for Chelsea, unless Pep Guardiola is lined up to be manager in 2013 or Edinson Cavani or Hulk are about to arrive?And let's be clear, these are the work of the Russian oligarch, not his "hired hand" Di Matteo. Roman collects classy footballers like some of us collected cigarette cards or stamps...
New Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo insists he does not fear the "shadow" of Pep Guardiola.
Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is not worried about the "shadow" of Pep Guardiola hanging over him at Stamford Bridge.
Roberto Di Matteo has dismissed suggestions he is keeping the Chelsea hot seat warm for Pep Guardiola.
Barca at the Bridge: Di Matteo pans to rebuild Chelsea in Pep Guardiola's image
TOP TRENDING HEADLINES: Moses, Utaka still part of my team – Keshi Saintfiet shocked as NFF meets over contract Harry Redknapp’S reign as Tottenham boss is over Di Matteo handed new Chelsea deal as Abramovich backs Italian over Pep Ray Wilkins has warned Roberto Di Matteo he is merely keeping the Chelsea manager’s seat warm for Pep Guardiola. Allardyce ...
Chelsea have assured Roberto Di Matteo he is not simply keeping the seat warm for Pep Guardiola after appointing the Italian as their permanent manager.
Chelsea have confirmed that Roberto Di Matteo will be the permanent (as much as you can be in Football) Chelsea manager at the start of the 2012/2013 season after being given a two year contract. This is relieving as Roman Abramovich has courted Pep Guardiola repeatedly over the last few months but finally Roberto has won the keys to the managers office at the Bridge. I am delighted for Di Matteo who has earned this deal by delivering the world to Chelsea’s fans and owners, who would have thought three months ago that we would be Champions of Europe. He obviously has the backing of the players and it will be interesting how he will be able to mould an evolving Chelsea team
The Blues have officially appointed the Italian on a two-year contract in a fully-deserved move after he turned the club’s fortunes around so dramatically after the sacking of Andre Villas-Boas, and Pep Guardiola initially being groomed as the long-term successor.
Chelsea to confirm Di Matteo as manager before weekend Chelsea are expected to confirm Roberto Di Matteo as permanent manager before the weekend. The Mirror says Di Matteo is expected to be confirmed as Chelsea's next full-time manager within 24 hours. But the Italian will begin his official reign under the shadow of Blues owner Roman Abramovich's chosen one, Pep Guardiola. Di Matteo will surely know that Abramovich still wants Guardiola and that if the Catalan gives any signal he is ready to swap Brooklyn Bridge for Stamford Bridge, he is in danger of being jettisoned with no warning. My Take Na which kind job b this, for God sake?
Chelsea will appoint Roberto Di Matteo as permanent coach this week after Former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola rejected the job, the Daily Mirror reported. Interim manager Di Matteo led Chelsea to its first Champions League title last month. Guardiola left Barcelona after last season, saying he wa...
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The Italian worked wonders when taking over from Andre Villas-Boas and, despite winning both the Champions League and Fa Cup, he has been kept waiting by Abramovich.The Blues billionaire owner was keen to weigh up all options before making a decision and both Pep Guardiola and Fabio Capello were in ...
Roman Abramovich has finally given up on getting Pep Guardiola
Roberto Di Matteo looks certain to be named as permanent Chelsea boss on wed.I reckon that Mr. Abramovich will see how well Chelsea performs in the 2012/2013 season. If Di Matteo doesn't win the EPL title OR the Champions League again for Chelsea in the coming season, he can still be ditched in favour of Pep Guardiola. At least Di Matteo will be paid for the remaining 1 year contract.
Rumours going around that Di Matteo will keep his job on a permanent basis, and Pep Guardiola will take over next season
Roberto Di Matteo looks set to land the Chelsea job on a permanent basis, after Pep Guardiola refused to come out of retirement.
Abramovich better not screw Di Matteo over. Geez man Pep Guardiola is not a god. Let RDM take the helm, not keep the seat warm.
Di Matteo can be are Sir Alex/Pep Guardiola all he needs to do is just win 10-20 trophies in 20 years!
I'll be amazed if they dont keep Di Matteo for another year but after that Pep Guardiola or Rafa Benitez
Chelsea owner Abramovich yet to make Di Matteo decision Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich still hasn't decided whether to continue with manager Roberto Di Matteo. The Mirror says Abramovich is still hedging his bets on the manager who will open Chelsea’s defence of their Champions League title. Di Matteo, the interim miracle-worker who salvaged two trophies from the wreckage of the short-lived Andre Villas-Boas era, expects to be cast aside if Former Barcelona gaffer Pep Guardiola can be persuaded to turn his planned 12-month sabbatical from football into a brief holiday. My Take All bcos Pep is proving difficult!
Think it will be a curved ball and not someone obvious. Would like Pep Guardiola or Roberto Di Matteo.
If Di Matteo can't get the job then only man who will get it, Pep Guardiola. It stands 2 reason.
Dear Abramovich, we don't want Pep Guardiola, keep Di Matteo!!!
Di Matteo and his assistant, Eddie Newton, are being kept in the dark over their futures as Chelsea make one last attempt to lure Pep Guardiola to Stamford Bridge.
Pep Guardiola or Roberto Di Matteo for Chelsea? My mind says Pep but my heart chooses Di Matteo.
Can u believe dat Pep Guardiola who announced publicly dat he will be going for break has suddenly changed his mind and now wants to go to the Bridge at the detriment of Di Matteo, dat is so unmanly of him as he is not a man of his own words. He should know dat going Bridge for him is useless coz the target that he will very has already been fulfilled by Di Matteo(UCL). if am to say, Di Matteo is d best for d blues.
Pep Guardiola appears increasingly keen on working in the Premier League when he returns to management, with Roman Abramovich set to make one more effort to bring him to Chelsea this summer.
I'm going to protest the 'seducing' of Pep Guardiola by and Abramovich's bank account. Hire Di Matteo dammit!
Pep Guardiola pure class, compare him to Di Matteo, not in same league...
Chelsea managerial target Pep Guardiola claims he is open to job offers for next season. The Barcelona coach, who takes charge of the Catalans for the last time in the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao, had announced his decision to take a sabbatical for a year when stepping down from the N...
Di Matteo will have Chelsea's contract more one year The Times said billionaire Roman Abramovich will give coach Italians contract for one year following the recent impressive victories. Since coming to power temporary substitute Andre Villas-Boas predecessor in March, Roberto Di Matteo has revived the Blues. Stamford Bridge team won the Fa Cup 3rd in 4 years and the Champions League for the first time in history. Experts *** after what has done for Chelsea, Di Matteo deserves a chance to sign long term contracts. But things will only be decided next week. The Times sources said billionaire Abramovich will offer a 12 month contract for Di Matteo as a thank you on the coach was brought to Stamford Bridge Champions League Cup. Italy coach received great support from the players and fans. The one year contract is reasonable to plan on challenging the talents of Di Matteo, has helped Abramovich wait a candidate number Pep Guardiola. Di Matteo joined the Chelsea coaching staff from mid-2011 as an assistant .. ...
We should give Di Matteo a year's contract, See how he does...If all goes wrong, Try get someone like Pep Guardiola after his year break..
From zeros to heroes, chumps to champs: in three short months Roberto Di Matteo steered Chelsea back from the precipice to the greatest moment in the club's history. Chelsea's stunning Champions League victory over Bayern Munich on Saturday completed one of the most dramatic reversals of fortune in football history, the glorious final act of a season which had once threatened to unravel. When Di Matteo was appointed as interim manager following the dismissal of Andre Villas-Boas in early March, few observers viewed the former Chelsea midfielder as a viable long-term candidate for the job. In the days that followed Villas-Boas's dismissal, a laundry list of potential managers were name-checked in connection with the vacancy at Stamford Bridge - Pep Guardiola, Rafael Benitez, David Moyes, even former boss Jose Mourinho. Meanwhile, down at Chelsea's Cobham training base, on the leafy outskirts of London, Di Matteo was quietly setting about the task of restoring belief in a team who had won only once in their ...
Di Matteo is the luckiest man on earth now... Sorry Pep Guardiola your luck jus ran out...
Who is better btn Di Matteo and Pep Guardiola? Who shud chelsea choose btn the 2?
The most brilliant coach is Di Matteo. But the best coach ever is still Pep Guardiola
if Di Matteo doesn't get the job now i will be shocked he is Chelsea's Pep Guardiola and somewhere West Brom are kicking themselves
Still the Roman wants to swap Roberto Di Matteo with Pep Guardiola. Surely not.
I think Di Matteo along side Pep Guardiola are two of the calmest coaches I know.
I don't think Di Matteo will be in charge of Chelsea next season. I see one of Fabio Capello, Guus Hiddink or Pep Guardiola coming in.
Diego Maradona says he would not be surprised to see Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola taking over the reins at Chelsea. - Blues keep Di Matteo in dark - Gourlay: Di Matteo must wait - Johnson: What's at stake on Sunday On Saturday, Guardiola's men were held to a 2-2 draw in his final league game in charge before leaving the Camp Nou in order to take a one-year sabbatical. Meanwhile, Chelsea are yet to offer interim manager Roberto Di Matteo a permanent deal, leading Argentina legend Maradona to suggest Guardiola may be lured to Stamford Bridge. "Pep Guardiola, a brilliant coach whom I admire, has announced that he will take a sabbatical in front of an emotional home Barcelona crowd. But don't be surprised if he quickly resurfaces at Chelsea, should Abramovich make him a huge offer," Maradona wrote in the Times of India. Maradona also took time to praise the contribution of compatriot Carlos Tevez ahead of the final day in the Premier League season. City, who also boast Maradona's son-in-law Sergio Aguero, mus ...
Abramovich is said to be set to turn to the Tottenham manager rather than caretaker Di Matteo if he cannot talk Guardiola out of his sabbatical
Goal.com UK shared the following link and had this to say about it:Di Matteo is refusing to comment on his future at Chelsea, despite rumours that Pep Guardiola could be replacing him in the summer!Di matteo refuses to be drawn in his Chelsea future
Di Matteo is the new version of Pep Guardiola. Imho.
Goodness me, if Chelsea won Champs League Final, maybe we will be the witness of the new Pep Guardiola in the form of Di Matteo
Well done Di Matteo, your still not going to get the job full time though, Pep Guardiola's got his hands on that.
It is not the first time that Di Matteo has done that, just ask Pep Guardiola
Interim Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo believes his bid to secure the job fulltime will not come under threat from Pep Guardiola, who will quit as coach of Barcelona in a few weeks.
Di Matteo may be a good manager but he doesn't half copy Pep Guardiola's style!
Roberto Di Matteo has cast doubt over whether Barcelona's culture could be exported to another club after Pep Guardiola suddenly became available for the Chelsea job.
Pep Guardiola would struggle to overturn Chelsea - Roberto Di Matteo
I feel so sorry for Pep Guardiola that his career @ Barca has ended but, he would definitely start @ chelsea. No doubt he's Abromavic's favourite. It's sealed!!!, no chance 4 Roberto Di Matteo who took Chelsea to the finals. The end of Barca is incipient.
Roberto Di Matteo believes Pep Guardiola could struggle to replicate Barcelona's culture at another club after the Spaniard suddenly became available for the Chelsea job. Quote of the dAy!
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola will leave at the end of this season after deciding not to extend his contract, it was announced on Friday
The end of Barcelona reigns is here. This is being masterminded by Di Matteo's Chelsea and Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid. To all the barca fans every good thing that has a begining must surely has an end and this signifies the end of Pep Guardiola as a coach and Barcelona as a club.
Roberto Di Matteo chose not to give a direct answer when asked about the prospect of Pep Guardiola coming to Chelsea in the near future, preferring to hail the achievements of the outgoing Barcelona boss - footballNews
WORN-OUT Pep Guardiola is leaving Barcelona and will be replaced by Tito Vilanova
Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has heaped praise on departing Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola.
Di Matteo must stay at the Bridge Pep Guardiola to Spurs . Harry to England .England draw the short straw again.
FOOTBALL Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has been speaking about Pep Guardiola and his decision to stand down as Barcelona boss. ''What a coach,
Pep Guardiola off to Chelsea me thinks! Feel sorry for Roberto Di Matteo who has done an excellent job a Chelsea.
Gotta feel for Di Matteo. One minute you're the only man for Chelsea, the next minute Pep Guardiola is available.
TODAYS QUIZ: Which of the following coaches made Pep Guardiola to declare that he will at the end of the season? (a) Roberto Di Matteo (b) Jose Mourinho
Pep Guardiola is to be Robbi Di Matteo's assistant at Chelsea-- Abramovich say so.
Can we say farewell to Pep Guardiola.Chelsea doesnt need him we got Roberto Di Matteo.
we want Di Matteo! "Pep Guardiola to leave Barcelona: Chelsea and Manchester City interested
Pep Guardiola linked to CFC? To that I say: There's only one Di Matteo!
Di Matteo or Pep Guardiola for Chelsea manager? Big decision for whoever has been delegated that task
sources understand that Pep Guardiola has told Barcelona he will leave the club at the end of the season.
Really hope Pep Guardiola ends up in the Premier League, could be a reason as to why Abramovich has made no rush in appointing Di Matteo?
Mixed fortunes for baldies in the CL this week what with Robben and Di Matteo winning but Pep losing.
Barcelona vs Chelsea Champions League : 2012 is not a good year for Barcelona and Pep Guardiola. Despite going a man and two goals down in the first half, Chelsea snatched one of the impossible comebacks in Champions League history with the 2-2 draw vs Barcelona at Camp Nou what marks an era come to...
Pep Guardiola and Bob Di Matteo both sporting the "Paul Edgington" hair style this evening. Extra dapper...
I think Pep Guardiola and Roberto Di Matteo are having their own battle..who has the shiniest head!! Pep just edges it I think!
Roberto Di Matteo looks like Pep Guardiola after having his face stretched sideways.
Mr Hickmet is the love child of Di Matteo and Pep Guardiola
It's Roberto Di Matteo and Pep Guardiola tonight. Lets see who is elligible to play the finals of UEFA Champions League this season. What are your predictions?
I wonder who will walk away with a smile on his face tonight between "Roberto Di Matteo" and "Pep Guardiola"...*thinking*
Roberto Di Matteo and Pep Guardiola by lizzybennet - Match day 1 - Chelsea FC vs. Barcelona - Chelsea FC photos, Chelsea Fc photos. Share your Chelsea Fc photos, the supporters, the players, matches...
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola and Chelsea counterpart Roberto Di Matteo agreed that their Champions League semifinal was evenly poised after holders Barca lost 1-0 in the first leg.
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta labelled his side's Champions League defeat to Chelsea "unjust" but admitted the Catalans were the architects of their own downfall because of a lack of ruthlessness in front of goal. - Terry: Drogba put fear into Barca - Palmer: Chelsea find the blueprint - Drogba: Chelsea have learnt lessons - Di Matteo: We've answered critics - Chelsea v Barcelona gallery A Didier Drogba goal was enough to give Chelsea a 1-0 semi-final first-leg victory at Stamford Bridge as Pep Guardiola's side squandered a host of a chances. Barca enjoyed their customary lion's share of possession, with Iniesta and Xavi at their instrumental best, but Alexis Sanchez, Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Buquets all missed glit-edged opportunities to score an away goal. "The result is unjust but we knew that Chelsea are a team that take advantage of their opportunities,'' Iniesta told Barcelona's official website. "We were off target in front of goal but we still have the return leg at home. "We have the feelin ...
Chelsea don't need Pep Guardiola, We Have Di Matteo !!! Don't waste your money to pay him !! (=..=)
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