Chelsea Football Club have confirmed in the past few hours that Portugal’sÂ world cup winning BrazilianÂ head coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari, will become their new manager after Euro 2008.
Scolari, who is currently tryingÂ win Portugal their first ever European Championship, has agreed the offer to occupy the so far vacant managerial post at Stamford Bridge.
A club statement read: “Chelsea Football Club is delighted to confirm that Luiz Felipe Scolari will be the club’s new manager from July 1, 2008.”
Although Scolari has failed to coach at club level in Europe so far, he does have a winning pedigree in South America, winning the World Cup with Brazil, and the Copa Libertadores during his time at Gremio and Palmeiras.
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