Bassett scoffs at record of Chelsea boss AVB: My missus could win title with Porto!

Former Wimbledon manager Dave Bassett says success at Porto does not mean a jot for new Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas. Bassett has dismissed the 33 year-old's achievements.

Former Wimbledon manager Dave Bassett says success at Porto does not mean a jot for new Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas.

Bassett has dismissed the 33 year-old's achievements.

He rapped to the Daily Star Sunday: “Andre’s CV looks impressive but ­anyone could have managed Porto. Even my missus.
“There are only two, maybe three, clubs in Portugal and winning the title is easy.

“It’s like Scottish football with Celtic and Rangers. Porto are a rich club. They can buy great players and he managed them well. But in fairness it wasn’t hard.

“Could he have achieved the same here? Could he have got Norwich promoted like Paul Lambert or Brighton promoted like Gus Poyet. Or QPR under Neil Warnock?

“Same with Dutch football. It is usually about Ajax. Yet Steve McClaren won the title with unsung FC Twente.

“So why didn’t Roman or anyone at Chelsea put Paul, Gus, Steve or Neil on their ­interview list? Why don’t clubs like Chelsea look inside sometimes?

“Andre is obviously bright, can spot a good player and is good at coaching. He obviously thought he wasn’t going to be a player and went for this side of the game. So good luck to him."

 
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