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Even Grant had better Chelsea record than Scolari

Avram Grant's record as Chelsea manager is even better than Luiz Felipe Scolari's, it has been revealed.

The Sun says the Chelsea manager has a meagre win record of just 59.1 per cent after the home defeat to Arsenal.

That is compared to the 78.2 per cent effort Jose Mourinho put together in his first season at Stamford Bridge.

The statistics are based on performances after 15 Premier League games and take in results in the Champions League and Carling Cup.

Next best after Mourinho is Tinkerman Claudio Ranieri with 77.3 per cent of games won in Roman Abramovich's first year. And he got the chop at the end of the season.

Even flop Avram Grant managed a combined win percentage of 63.6 last term. Scolari copped another blow yesterday when he was told not to expect a rouble of Red Rom's billions in January.

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