Despite losing the title on the final day of the season and the Champions League only because of a John Terry slip, Chelsea sacked Avram Grant at the weekend. Given that his main downfall – apart from failing to entertain the Roman Emperor sufficiently – was not living up to the charisma of Jose Mourinho, we thought the best way to mark his departure was his top quotes.
Grant at his most Mourinho-eque…
1.”When I received the team, I don’t think anyone, including the Prime Minister of England, could see us in the position we’re in now. We came from nowhere to fight for the championship and I think we’ve done a great job until now.”
Using the unofficial backing of Gordon Brown to big