Matteo

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 24th, 2012
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Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has confirmed that the European champions are close to signing Nigeria forward Victor Moses from Wigan. Di Matteo’s team had an improved offer, reported to be worth £9 million ($14 million), accepted for Moses on Thursday after failing with four previous bids f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2012
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Roberto Di Matteo feels Manchester City are favourites to win the Premier League title this season as Chelsea try to close a big gap to the champions. City edged out local rivals Manchester United on goal difference last term and started the new campaign by beating Chelsea 3-2 in the Community Shield...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 11th, 2012
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Roberto Di Matteo has vowed there would be no Chelsea revolution this season as he questioned the wisdom of trying to play like Barcelona. Andre Villas-Boas had been tasked by billionaire owner Roman Abramovich with transforming the way Chelsea played, the Russian said to have long held a dream of se...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 10th, 2012
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Roberto Di Matteo has insisted that Chelsea are more determined than ever to enjoy a successful season and he is hoping to kick things off with victory in Sunday’s Community Shield. The Blues finally ended their agonising wait for UEFA Champions League glory in May, winning the trophy that had ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
Jun 13th, 2012
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Roberto Di Matteo has expressed his delight at being appointed Chelsea’s full-time coach on a two-year contract in a move welcomed by former assistant boss Ray Wilkins. The Blues have moved to confirm the Italian as their permanent boss just three weeks after he led them to their first Champion...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 16th, 2012
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Lazio are ready to pounce if Roberto Di Matteo is overlooked for the Chelsea manager’s job. Di Matteo has been in charge since Roman Abramovich sacked Andre Villas-Boas in March and in the last 10 weeks has won the FA Cup and steered the Blues to the Champions League final. Bayern Munich lie in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2012
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Roman Abramovich is ready to pay whatever it takes to get Jose Mourinho back at Chelsea after settling his differences with the Real Madrid manager. The Russian owner and Mourinho parted on bad terms in 2007 but relations have improved to such an extent since that wages of more than £9million a year ...