West Brom 1 Chelsea 0: Axe drops on Villas-Boas after Hawthorns defeat

Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas

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Roman Abramovich is searching for his eighth Chelsea manager in eight years after yesterday jettisoning Andre Villas-Boas after just eight months in charge.

Villas-Boas became the latest Blues boss to be sacked by the ruthless Russian after spectacularly failing to live up to his billing as the brightest young coach in the game.

The 34-year-old lost his job less than 24 hours after Saturday’s Premier League defeat at West Brom, which left the Blues fifth.


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