Roberto Di Matteo has signed a two-year deal to become Chelsea's full-time manager, after working wonders as their interim coach. While Harry Redknapp hasn’t impressed another London outfit Tottenham, resulting in his resignation.
Di Matteo steered the Blues to their maiden Champions League success last month. The Italian also lifted the FA Cup.
The 42 year old stepped up to fill the void left by the sacking of Andre Villas Boas in March, and turned Chelsea's season around. John Terry and Co lost just three matches out of 21 under Di Matteo.
So, Russian owner Roman Abramovich will be relying on the new-old manager to bring in more silverware.
Chelsea's Champions League triumph also meant Tottenham had to settle for Europa League football next season despite finishing fourth domestically. This could be the reason why Spurs fired manager Harry Redknapp after four years in charge.
The 65-year-old leaves despite guiding the London side to their maiden Champions League in 2010.
He was cleared of tax evasion charges earlier this year, and was heavily linked with the England job before Roy Hodgson took the hot seat.
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