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Roman Abramovich’s madness has a method. His method has a madness.
The Russian billionaire believes that anything is possible with vision, determination and resources. His tenure as Chelsea FC’s owner has largely proven this to be true.
Abramovich purchased the English soccer club in 2003, wiping out its debt and status as outsiders among the Premier League elite in one fell swoop. Chelsea became a league champion within two years of Abramovich’s arrival. It it took less than a decade to reach the pinnacle in Europe.
The Blues have won 10 major trophies under the oligarch’s stewardship, including three sips from the golden chalice of Premier League supremacy and one touch of the holy grail — the European Cup. In that same period, Manchester United, the standard-bearer of success in the Premier League era, has won nine major honors. Abramovich has poured over a billion pounds into the club, and the trophy haul speaks for itself. The Blues even managed to turn a profit last season, a...
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Chelsea go into one of their highest profile matches of the season on Sunday, as they take on league leaders and reigning English champions Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. With Chelsea’s form taking a harsh dip following a strong start to the season, disaster in Turin on Tuesday night against Juventus in the Champions League, saw owner Roman Abramovich wield the axe once more...
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Sources close to Pep Guardiola say the in-demand manager may turn down the Chelsea job because he wants to take charge at Manchester United.
Rafael Benitez took over from Roberto Di Matteo as Chelsea boss last week but it is widely believed that owner Roman Abramovich will move for ex-Barcelona head coach Guardiola in the summer.
But Guardiola, currently on a sabbatical in New...
Chelsea is sack-predictable – Andre Villas Boas - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFormer Chelsea manager Andre Villas Boas believes the Blues’ sacking of Roberto Di Matteo was not at all a surprise.
Villas Boas was replaced at Stamford Bridge by the Italian and saw his replacement lead the club to Champions League and FA Cup glory, however, after just three months in full...