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Abramovich will push on with big-name Chelsea clearout

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich retains plans to perform his senior player clearout. The Sun says Didier Drogba, Ashley Cole and even captain John Terry are likely to discover that sentiment does not register with the Russian.

That is also set to go for stand-in coach Roberto Di Matteo, who harbours dreams of landing the Stamford Bridge post on a full-time basis.

A highly-placed source said: "Despite the euphoria that followed Chelsea's historic win over Napoli, it is unlikely to have much impact on the owner or lead to a radical change of thinking.

"To be honest, he doesn't give a damn what people think. He will do things his own way."

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