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5 reasons to become manager of the Blues

By Terry Baddoo




Real Madrid's Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho looks on during the Spanish Cup semi-final second-leg football match FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on February 26, 2013
Real Madrid's Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho looks on during the Spanish Cup semi-final second-leg football match FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on February 26, 2013

Your future will never be secure, and no-one gets into professional football to lead a dull predictable life. 

Chelsea has had 9 managers since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003, only two of them, Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancellotti, lasted more than a year.

So as a manager you don’t have the burden of building a dynasty like you might at Manchester United or Arsenal, you only have to think of the here and now. In fact, being Chelsea’s boss is just like being an app, you’re almost born obsolete because there’s a new one in the works the minute you’re installed. 

You’re like a US president in his second term – you can do what you like because you’re not staying long and won’t be back.