Why Guardiola will never sign for Abramovich - originally posted on Soccerlens.comSeconds after Wednesday’s sacking of Roberto Di Matteo, there was only one name on the lips of Chelsea supporters and at the end of hash tags the world over. Having left arguably the best job – and certainly the best team – in the world, Pep Guardiola was suitably rested and quite possibly ready for that new challenge he’s been talking about.
But that challenge will never be at Chelsea; at least not while Roman Abramovich is in charge.
Because if Guardiola is the man I think he is, he will never join a club whose owner is so trigger-happy.
In the last nine years, Abramovich has had as many managers as he’s had Christmas dinners; some of them among the best in Europe and others less so.
Guardiola hols the Champions League trophy after the final against Manchester United at Wembley
The irony is that the less-so’s have proved the most successful in pursuit of Abramovich’s Holy Grail. Avram Grant – in ma...