Sunday, May 25, 2008

Bye Bye Grant

Chelsea have confirmed that they have terminated the contract of the Israeli manager.

A statement on the club's official website read: "Chelsea football club can confirm that Avram Grant has had his contract terminated today (Saturday 24th May). This follows meetings over the last two days.

"Everybody at Chelsea FC would like to thank Avram for his contribution since taking over as manager last September.

"We will now be concentrating all our efforts on identifying a new manager for Chelsea and there will be no further comment until that appointment is made."

This comes a week after Chelsea's loss to Manchester United in the champions league courtesy the cruelest form of decision making,Penalties.There had been constant pressure on the manager after Jose Mourinho's exit in September.Grant although did surpass the "special one" with the runners up medal in the champions league.Also coming close to winning the Premiership but ending up as runners up.
Frank Rijkaard and Roberto Mancini are front runners to take the manager post at Stamford Bridge.



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