Bruno Demichelis emerges as critical Chelsea appointment

Bruno Demichelis is emerging as a key signing for Chelsea.

Bruno Demichelis is emerging as a key signing for Chelsea.

Demichelis acts as assistant coach to Carlo Ancelotti, but it is his medical work which will prove crucial if FIFA's transfer ban is allowed to stand.

The 61-year-old spent 22 years at Milan where he was the visionary behind the Milan Lab concept, a proactive, holistic approach to work on injury prevention, which cured David Beckham of a back problem through dentistry work and extended the careers of Paolo Maldini and Alessandro Costacurta until they were 41.

 
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