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Chelsea went into the hands of a Russian Jew

September 21 2007

London soccer club Chelsea, whose owner is the governor of Chukotka Roman Abramovich, has confirmed previously appeared in the British media speculation about the resignation of head coach the Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho. Under his leadership under the Londoners twice became champions of England (2004/05, 2005/06), won the FA Cup (2007), twice won the English League Cup (2004/05, 2006/07), and have won the Super Bowl in England (2005).

The formal reason for the resignation of Maureen became a home draw to Chelsea with the Norwegian Rosenborg (1:1) in the Champions League group stage. However, most experts believe that the dismissal of the Portuguese associated with spoiled personal relationship between him and Abramovich. Maureen made some sharp remarks about the club leadership due to a sharp reduction in funds to purchase new players. In turn, blame the coach puts nezrelischny style of play demonstrated by Chelsea. Now, Portuguese specialist can count on a solid financial compensation as well as his personal contract with the club in the amount of 5,200,000 pounds was calculated to 2010.

Coach chair the London club will Avram Grant - a native of Russia, now an Israeli citizen, trained before the Israeli team during the World Series-2006, as well as the Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv and Haifa. According to British newspapers, the decisive factor in the appointment of Grant have become his personal friendship with Roman Abramovich, according to new region.

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