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Di Matteo wants to build on Chelsea success

Roberto di Matteo led Chelsea to double cup glory last season Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Newly-appointed permanent Chelsea manager Roberto di Matteo says he has already started planning how to repeat the success of last season.

The Italian led the club to Champions League and FA Cup wins as caretaker boss and has been rewarded with a two-year deal.

"I'm obviously delighted to have been appointed as manager and first-team coach. We all achieved incredible success last season that made history for this great club," the 42-year-old told Chelsea's official website.

"Our aim is to continue building on that and I'm already planning and looking forward to the squad's return for pre-season."