The Charming Optimism Of Chelsea Manager Andre Villas-Boas
THE charming optimism of Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas. Having presided over Chelsea’s worst start under Roman Abramovich’s, the young tyro opined:
“The owner didn’t pay 15million euros to get me out of Porto to pay me another fortune to get out.”
Maybe not. But this is the Russian who paid off Luis Felipe Scolari with many millions; Carlo Ancelotti (£6m); and Jose Mourinho (£10m).
Chelsea is a rich man’s play thing. And he plays to win…