Scolari: Chelsea players refused to accept my authority

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari admits senior Chelsea players cost him his job. Scolari lasted just seven months as Chelsea manager in 2008.

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari admits senior Chelsea players cost him his job.

Scolari lasted just seven months as Chelsea manager in 2008.

"I was being honest with the club in everything I did. We were doing reasonably well on the pitch," he told the Guardian.

"A few players did not agree with the decisions I had to take for the good of the team. I heard them complaining and saying: 'I do not play in this or that position.' Never mind that one of the players I had put into the first team was actually one of the league's top-scorers at that point."

 
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