Bolton boss Megson impressed by Chelsea's Grant

Bolton Wanderers boss Gary Megson admits he's a big fan of Chelsea rival Avram Grant.

Ahead of today's clash, Megson said of Jose Mourinho's Stamford Bridge successor: "The expectation level at Chelsea is entirely different to most football clubs.

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"But the fact that Avram got the job - and wasn't one of the big names or so-called glossy managers - seemed to be not the right thing to do.

"And yet he has done brilliantly.

"My mate Tony Pulis at Stoke has got this saying about glossy managers and non-glossy managers.

"I think Tony is a proper manager - and that's no disrespect to everybody else - because he has made profits on transfer deals and got Stoke promoted to the Premier League.

"He thinks I'm non-glossy and he says himself that he's non-glossy.

"But he seems to be shining a little bit at the moment because I can't get him off the telly!

"But I'm delighted for Tony and it's similar with Avram Grant.

"When he got the job no-one thought much about him - but he has done brilliantly."

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