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Di Matteo Returning Soon!

In recent weeks, as the bitching continues about the removal from office of Roberto Di Matteo, one question seems to be more prevalent than others.

Several punters have queried why, if Roberto is such a good manager then why hasn`t he found another job yet?

It is a god question!

My theory is that Roberto, on the back of what happened is in no rush to return to management and is taking something akin to a break to recharge his batteries and spend some of that pay-off he probably received.

However, if on Sunday newspaper, the Sunday Express, is correct, then Roberto could soon be a familiar face on the touchline, this time at Schalke, next season.

Hopefully, the rumours are true because football needs nice guys like Roberto does it not?




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The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 10 2013

Time: 10:57AM

Your Comments

MQ hasn't started trolling on this article?Amazing.
cfc250
Oh yes another Pep in the making charging the cells to take one of the biggest club.club like psg, real madrid ac milan, are on the watch.thanx for that editor.
mzee69
Let's hope he doesn't stab any other manager(AVB) in the back and take their job.
THEBREEZE
Some comments are just laughable........ Shalke is a good club with some nice players, if rdm gets the job I hope he is given the backing he needs to suceed there, I would place a bet on him winning over there..
Desmondadonis
Him vs Guardiola round 2 then?
CalculatedKalou
@ He didn't get any payoff just like AVB , he his still on our payroll till he gets a new job. That could explain why he is no rush to get a new job because his salary with us might not be easily match. I wish him good luck.
jollyheart Torres
There are certain clauses in contracts that we have no definite idea about. Under the terms of a three-year deal Ancelotti penned in 2009,he was not allowed to work for another Premier League club within 12 months of leaving Stamford Bridge. He spent 8 months out of a job after his sack in May. He wanted to coach a premier League club but the clause in his contract meant,it would be a bridge of contract and a £6m loss. So he went for a ligue 1 side in Dec. Of all our managers sacked,Robbie seems to be the only manager on the lowest pay off; CLAUDIO RANIERI £2M JOSÉ MOURINHO £20M AVRAM GRANT £3M LUIZ FELIPE SCOLARI £12.6M CARLO ANCELOTTI £6M ANDRÉ VILLAS-BOAS £13.3M ROBERTO DI MATTEO £2.5M Even so, how many of our managers sacked during the season got a job almost immediately. Jose had to wait till the summer,Scolari waited till june to sign for a club in Uzbekistan,AVB waited till the summer to take charge of Spurs. So there's obviously no rush at all for Robbie.
nelyvanile
Goodluck to him if he gets the job
Ken4CFC
I suspect DiMatteo is still on Chelsea's payroll. The strategy is that if he joins another club, that club will have to compensate Chelsea for the remainder of his contract just like in Villas Boas' case.
Blue Day
RDM will take his time on this decision. He took the permanent position with us using his heart rather than his head and i can understand that knowing his love for Chelsea but i think he has learnt his lesson. No point taking a Job where the owner appoints you only as a last resort rather than because he actually wants you, trusts you and is willing to give you the time and resources to have a decent chance to succeed. All the best RDM, i wish you well and as Uncle Merl says i really like to see nice guys like you and Carlo win.
GabeU
I wouldn't hold my breathe....
@Mq
RDM at Bundesliga...I like it, he will crush Pep's dreams at Bayern...
Gian-Franco/Luca
all the best di matteo.. wherever u r...
ChampionBlue
Whatever.
traykidd
good luck robbie ..
JackSufre
Wish him well in another job
Kendemsblue
 

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