My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Chelsea: We confirm we want Villas-Boas as new manager

Chelsea hope to confirm Andre Villas-Boas as new manager, the club announced last night. Villas-Boas tendered his resignation to Porto yesterday - which have since named Vitor Pereira as their new coach.

Chelsea confirmed their intention to install the 33-year-old as the replacement for Carlo Ancelotti, who was unceremoniously axed at the end of last season just 12 months after guiding the club to a league and FA Cup double.

"We note that the release clause of Andre Villas-Boas has been activated," a Chelsea club statement read.

"We can at this time confirm our interest in him and hope to reach agreement with him on personal terms and make a further announcement in the near future."

 It's kicking off again! Click here for your No1 source for Chelsea transfer market news and gossip.

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?