Originally written on Ghanasoccernet  |  Last updated 11/16/14

BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 22: Former international footballer Marcel Desailly and guests attend the Laureus World Sports Awards at Parc Del Forum on May 22, 2006 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual ceremony recognises top sporting achievers, and follows a weekend of sporting events. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)
Desailly has been approached by Chelsea to coach them Chelsea coach Roberto Di Matteo wants his former Stamford Bridge team-mate Marcel Desailly, who is yet to gain his coaching badges, to join his backroom team and concentrate on organising the defence.The Italian wants his former Stamford Bridge team-mate to be part of his re-organised backroom team, sources have told Goal.com.It is understood that Desailly has been approached about a role in which he would focus on coaching the defence.Di Matteo was appointed Chelsea’s permanent manager last week on a two-year contract after claiming the club’s first Champions League title, as well as winning the FA Cup, during a glorious spell in caretaker charge.Eddie Newton is expected to remain as Di Matteo’s No. 2, although that has not yet been confirmed, with Steve Holland staying on as assistant first-team coach after making a strong impression during his first season with the senior team.Di Matteo wants Desailly, who played with the Ital...
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