Carlo Ancelotti this week gave stark commentary on the precarious job security of the football manager. Just seven months after recording the club's first domestic double, he reckoned he was lucky still to be in employment at Chelsea.
His team's horrible recent run - a sequence which spoke less of temporary form and more of structural flaws in a rapidly ageing squad - would have easily justified his sacking, he said. He wouldn't have been at all surprised to be spending the January transfer window with his family, becoming a bit more acquainted with his pay-off. Chelsea's hierarchy, however,Read More »from Are Chelsea out of it?