Even local gardener cops it as Chelsea boss AVB lays down law

New Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has introduced a strict discipline code to the life at Stamford Bridge.

The Daily Mail says Villas-Boas has stamped his authority on the club's Cobham training ground and demands his players 'live up to standards'.

The tough new measures Villas-Boas has introduced include:

* Players must always eat breakfast and lunch together on training days.

* muslims players Nicolas Anelka and Salomon Kalou must still sit with their team-mates during meals - even though by observing Ramadan throughout August they must fast during daylight hours.

* Unnecessary noise is banned during training sessions. A gardener was even told to stop trimming the hedges as he was making too much of a racket.

* The manager wants his side to train in white - and black adidas kits have been sent back to the manufacturers.

 
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