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Kenyon supports Chelsea boss


Kenyon supports Chelsea boss

Peter Kenyon has offered his support to Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari after two quickfire defeats at Stamford Bridge to Arsenal and to Liverpool.

There had been reports that Kenyon would even consider quitting if his side fail to qualify for the next round of the Champions League.

Kenyon is confident that Scolari is definitely the right man for the role, despite an ordinary start to life at Stamford Bridge.

Scolari has actually a less impressive record to Avram Grant, who was sacked during the summer.

Kenyon said: "I don't think anyone would deny we've had some disappointing results but it's not yet Christmas.

"The objectives for Felipe are exactly the same as when he joined us three months ago - that hasn't changed.

"He's not lost a Champions League. He's not lost a Premier League.

"He knows what we want to achieve and that's why he joined us. He felt then, in August, that he had the squad to do that and he still feels as though he has the squad to do that.

"He wants to take us to the next level, to win the Champions League.

"You don't want to sack a manager every year. First and foremost, you want some continuity.

"It can't be a coincidence that the two most successful teams in England have some continuity in their staff.

"Jose Mourinho's reason for leaving was different to Avram Grant's. We're here with a guy who we've brought in with great respect.

"He's done a tremendous job and we shouldn't be questioning his role."