Roberto Di Matteo appointed permanent Chelsea manager

Chelsea's John Terry and manager Roberto Di Matteo (centre) celebrate winning the UEFA Champions League. Credit: PA

Chelsea have confirmed they have appointed Roberto Di Matteo as their permanent manager and first-team coach on a two-year contract.

"Although he has set the bar very high in the short time he has been in charge, we know that Roberto is the right man to lead Chelsea on to further success," said a statement on Chelsea's official website.

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