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Roberto Di Matteo: 6 Reasons He's the Man to Lead Chelsea Next Season
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Roberto Di Matteo is still technically listed as the interim manager for Chelsea FC. However, his performance thus far in the role is increasing support in the notion of him becoming the full-time boss starting next season.

From his triumphant night three weeks back as the Blues valiantly overcame their deficit to Napoli in the Champions League to them cruising in the FA Cup, there is an energy overtaking the club that was absent under Andre Villas-Boas.

Chelsea still have a long way to go before they can consider this season not a total loss. Failure to qualify for the Champions League next season would leave a bitter tinge amongst the supporters. But the optimist would see that as still improbable and add on an FA Cup and perhaps a European semifinal.

By season’s end, we may all be ready to forget about the embarrassment that was the 2011-12 campaign, but if for any reason we can look back on it and smile, it will be because of a our favorite bald Italian.

Here are six reasons why he is the man to take charge next season.

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