SKYSPORTS BREAKING NEWS: Sensationly only after a year in charge of Chelsea Carlo Ancelotti has left stating the main reason for his departure is the lack of decent Italian resturants in London. Being a food man he said he was dissapointed with the quality of the food and that food was a big part of his life. We believe that he will move back to his home town of Reggiolo which is a farming town to enjoy a quiet life until he is ready to return to the game. Ancelotti had a very successful one year with Chelsea winning the FA Cup and Premier League double and the Community Shield, many beleive he will seek a job in his native Italy next.
Chelsea's owner Roman Abramovich has moved fast to name a succesor and have raised many eyebrows in his choice. Erland Johnson is the man he has chosen to take the club forward in a bid to win back many of the hardcore long term Chelsea fans.
Not a name known to many Norwiegan centre back Johnson played for Chelsea for 8 years between 1989 to 1997 playing 136 games and scoring 1 goal. He was named the clubs player of the year in 1995 and left after the club won the FA Cup in 1997 returning to his native Norway to play for Rosenborg.
He retired from playing in 1999 with Stromsgodset and stayed on as a coach and assistant until 2002 when he then took a managers job at Moss for a season and then had 3 years at Follo. But now he returns to Chelsea hoping to make his breakthrough as a top manager.
Johnson said he is estatic at being given the chance to manage a top club like Chelsea and hoped he could bring success to Stamford Bridge for a long time to come. He also stated that he would add a few additions to the side and appoint first team coach Paul Clement as his assistant.