Thank you Di Matteo, but it’s time for Chelsea to move on

By Amit Singh

Last week many Chelsea supporters were left shocked as Roberto Di Matteo was sacked. The former player led the club to a historic Champions League victory against Bayern Munich, making him a legend in every fans eyes and cementing his place in the Chelsea history books. An achievement which neither Ancelotti or Mourinho were capable of delivering.

Yet, the Italian was sacked. Worse still, he was replaced by Rafa Benitez, a man who has never been a favourite amongst the Chelsea faithful, whom he has taunted in the past. People were outraged that the Champions League winner could be sacked, whilst his club were third in the league and still in contention for honours. However, as unpopular view as it is, it was the right call to sack Roberto di Matteo and astute a shrewd tactician in Rafa Benitez.

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