Longest serving Chelsea managers under Roman Abramovich
Longest serving Chelsea managers under Abramovich? A lot of Chelsea Managers have been sacked by Abramovich. Which Chelsea manager is the longest serving manager under Roman Abramovich? Here we take a look at the longest serving Chelsea managers under Abramovich.
How many managers have Chelsea had under Abramovich?
How many managers have Chelsea had under Abramovich? Chelsea have had ten different managers since Roman Abramoch took over in 2003.
The first Chelsea manager under Abramovich was Claudio Ranieri. He was the first victim of Abramovich’s ruthlessness.
Nine different managers would then go onto manage Chelsea – including two managers who managed Chelsea twice (Jose Mourinho and Guus Hiddink).
First Chelsea managers under Abramovich?
Who where the first Chelsea managers under Abramovich? If you look back at all the Chelsea FC past managers under Abramovich… not many have lasted long under Roman Abramovich. Roman Abramovich sacked Claudio Ranieri after just one season under the Russian owner.
Jose Mourinho would then come to the club after winning the Champions League for Porto. Mourinho won two Premier League titles in his first two seasons (the first Premier League title for Chelsea in 50 years).
Didier Drogba about Chelsea FC managers under Abramovich
Didier Drogba commented on Roman Abramovich’s habit of sacking all the former Chelsea managers. In-fact, Didier Drogba revealed once that he’d asked Mr Abramovich why he kept sacking managers. Drogba said:
“Everyone says Chelsea isn’t very stable. “But in modern-day football, there is no coach who lasts more than three or four years at a club.
“I asked him [Abramovich]: ‘We have had how many managers in how many seasons? He replied’: “But Didier, each time I have done it, we have got results”.’
Longest serving Chelsea managers under Abramovich since 2004
Which Chelsea managers lasted the longest under Roman Abramovich? Which previous Chelsea managers lasted the longest? Here we take a look at the Longest serving Chelsea managers under Abramovich. This includes all Chelsea FC managers last ten years.
Longest serving Chelsea managers under Abramovich
Chelsea managers since Abramovich? Here are all Chelsea managers since Abramovich:
|Chelsea FC Managers under Abramovich||From||Until||Matches|
|Roberto Di Matteo||04/03/12||21/11/12||42|
|Luiz Felipe Scolari||01/07/08||09/02/09||36|
Longest-lasting managers under Roman Abramovich (Chelsea managers under Roman Abramovich).
1. Jose Mourinho is the longest serving manager under Abramovich
Jose Mourinho is one of the Chelsea FC best managers. Mourinho’s two spells as manager at the club are still the longest-each. Mourinho’s two spells at the club are the two longest spells of all of the Chelsea FC football managers.
From 2004-2007, the special one managed 185 games. This makes him the top of the longest serving managers under Roman Abramovich. It also makes him the ninth overall longest serving Chelsea manager of all-time.
Mourinho is also considered the best Chelsea manager ever under Roman Abramovich. Jose Mourinho also has the highest win percentage of all of the Chelsea managers under Abramovich.
Mourinho has now moved onto Manchester United which did not sit well with many Chelsea fans. The Portuguese boss even taunted the Chelsea fans by stating “Judas is still number one”.
Mourinho has also been in a war of words with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte this season. Mourinho implied that Conte was a ‘clown” for his celebration antics. Additionally, Mourinho taunted Conte about his match fixing scandal in Italy.
2. Second longest-serving manager under Roman Abramovich: Carlo Ancelotti
Carlo Ancelotti has managed the third most games for Chelsea under Roman Abramovich. He is the second manager though with the most games under the Russian owner.
The Italian was known for his attacking style of football. In his first season in charge, Chelsea scored 103 goals- a Premier League record.
Ancelotti managed 109 games for Chelsea. Ancelottti was sacked after finishing second in the Premier League which a lot of fans say was harsh.
Ancelotti was one of the only former Chelsea managers who won the double- The Premier League title and FA Cup in the same season.
Carlo Ancelotti is one of the best Italian Chelsea managers and one of Chelsea FC best managers under Abramovich.
3. Antonio Conte is the third longest-serving manager under Roman Abramovich
Antonio Conte is the third longest serving Chelsea manager under Roman Abramovich.
Conte won the Premier League title in the first season he arrived at Chelsea. The following season did not go to plan however. He still ended up with the FA Cup before being sacked by Chelsea.
Conte had ongoing issues with the Chelsea board throughout 2017/18. He was in charge for 106 games and has a legal battle going on with Chelsea over unpaid fees.
Next Chelsea managers under Abramovich
It looks as if Sarri is going to be yet another sacking victim under Roman Abramovich. Another great Chelsea Italian manager will be sacked too.