Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola is confident that Roberto Di Matteo can do a good job as manager of the club.

The ex-West Bromwich Albion boss took the reins at Stamford Bridge for the remainder of the season when Andre Villas-Boas was sacked on Sunday and his former Blues teammate believes he is the right man to bring success to the West Londoners.

"I do hope it's going to be like this," Zola said in the wake of last night's FA Cup win over Birmingham City.

"Roberto has got a big opportunity and I personally believe he's got the qualities to do a good job.

"I really hope that he's going to do well.

"He's a Chelsea boy as well, he's a Chelsea hero, and so he's well represented."

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