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Di Matteo next in line for Blues job?

| 29.06.2011

Roberto Di Matteo is 8/1 with Ladbrokes to replace Andres Villas-Boas as Chelsea manager within three years.

The Blues legend has been announced as the club’s new assistant manager, and the bookie sees him as a viable candidate to replace the former Porto boss should he move on.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said, “Abramovich is an unpredictable man, but he’s promoted from within before so we wouldn’t be surprised to see Di Matteo in pole position if AVB is given the axe.”

Ladbrokes latest odds:

Di Matteo to replace Villas Boas as permanent manager within 3 years – 8/1

Andre Villas-Boas specials
To see out his three year contract
Yes – 2/1
No – 1/3

To win the Champions League inside three years with Chelsea – 3/1

To win a trophy next season
Yes – 5/6
No – 5/6

To win the treble in his first season (Champions League, Premier League & FA Cup) – 100/1

To beat Porto in a Champions League match in his first season – 5/1



Robbie Morris

Robbie studied sports journalism at the University of Gloucestershire, an establishment chosen for its proximity to Cheltenham racecourse, where he was a season ticket holder. Upon graduation, Robbie was a contributor to GolfPunk, a national magazine aimed at ridding golf of its traditionalist image, before joining the news.ladbrokes team.