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Abramovich will drop axe on Di Matteo despite Chelsea Double

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will show Roberto di Matteo the door this week. The Daily Star says despite caretaker boss Di Matteo leading Chelsea to Champions League glory, the Russian believes it was good fortune which earned the victory.

A source close to Abramovich revealed last night: "Roman thinks Di Matteo has been very, very lucky and that he made a lot of mistakes in the games he's been in charge, with his tactics and selections.

"The statistics in the two games against Barcelona and the final show just how lucky Di Matteo was. Roman has to decide this week and he will not care what the public thinks.

"Roman did not become a billionaire worrying about public opinion - he only cares about what is right for the club."

Di Matteo is privately prepared to be told he has no future at the club but looks sure to land a job elsewhere with Aston Villa, Liverpool and former club Lazio watching developments.

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