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Andre Villas-Boas unsurprised by sacking of Roberto Di Matteo

Andre Villas-Boas: Not surprised Roberto Di Matteo was sacked

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Former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas says he is not surprised Roberto Di Matteo was sacked by the club.

Villas-Boas was dismissed by the Blues in March, and was replaced by Di Matteo who went on to win the UEFA Champions League and FA Cup.

But with the Blues facing an early exit from the Champions League in the group stage, owner Roman Abramovich has sacked the Italian.

"At Chelsea, I think another sacking is just like any other day at the office. That's my interpretation."

Andre Villas-Boas

Villa-Boas, now Spurs manager, said: "At Chelsea, I think another sacking is just like any other day at the office. That's my interpretation.

"Roberto has achieved so much in such a little amount of time. His CV is maybe one of the best in the world now - he has won the Champions League and the FA Cup too.

"It was difficult for Robbie and I wish him well for the rest of his career.

"Regarding the club, it's their decision, it's what they think will take them forward but other than that I can't comment."

Are Chelsea right to sack Roberto di Matteo?

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