This is where it all went wrong for Roberto Di Matteo at Aston Villa
The very last thing a club in freefall required was a man who was never going to be prepared to put in 14 hour shifts, roll his sleeves up and get his hands dirty.
Whatever anyone may think of the former Chelsea boss, there’s no doubt he had a King of Cool demeanour about him.
It was that swagger and a Champions League win with Chelsea that made him an irresistible pick to an ambitious new owner looking to raise the club’s profile just as much as its league position.
But there’s a theory that while Di Matteo sits comfortably in the company of established big name players, he struggles with... read more
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