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Avram Grant warns Villas-Boas over Chelsea job pressure

24th June 2011 - Alma Shera

Former Chelsea football manager Avram Grant has warned the Blues' new boss Andre Villas-Boas that instant success is needed to appease the club's owner Roman Abramovich.

Grant was at the helm at Chelsea during the 2007/08 season, guiding the team to a Champions League final and a second place finish in the Premier League.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5live, Grant said: "Roman is a guy who wants results and gives you everything to achieve them.

"He wants it as quick as you can, because he has put a lot of money in."

Grant also commented on the London team's new boss and praised the ex-Porto man, who he describes as a "nice guy".

Villas-Boas was confirmed as Chelsea's new manager on Wednesday (June 22nd) after he agreed a three-year contract with the club.

A post on the official Chelsea website noted that he has always been "highly regarded" at the club.

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