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Big Phil fits the bill for Chelsea

June 12, 2008

Any manager of Chelsea, as Avram Grant found out to his cost last month, needs to be a serial collector of silverware and have a big personality able to cope with one of the most unforgiving jobs in soccer.

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  • Luiz Felipe Scolari, who will take over at the London club on July 1 once his stewardship of Portugal comes to an end at Euro 2008, can put a large tick in both boxes.

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    The Brazilian, who is approaching his 60th birthday, has an appetite for success to match Chelsea's billionaire owner Roman Abramovich, while his passion for the game often spills over into temper tantrums and run-ins with officials and opposing players.

    Text: Reuters | Photographs: Getty Images

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