Chelsea football club is one of the most successful club in England, having won several silverware since the club ownership of Roman Abramovich. Chelsea FC is one of the powerful force to reckoned with in both English and European football. Though they have lifted one UEFA Champions League trophy, two Europa league titles, five Premier league titles and other silverware ranking them as one of the most successful club in English football.
Chelsea is noted for the manner they sacked their Managers since the club owner of Roman Abramovich in 2004 ,since then Chelsea have parted ways with 13 different managers,and Frank Lampard is the 14 Manager to seat on the Stamford bridge hot seat. The Russian billionaire is a popular figure in his manner of sacking managers ,Roman Abramovich is very inpatient with his managers mostly the underperforming ones and many believe, that is why Chelsea is successful this past years. But amongst all the managers that are ranked as longest serving manager in Roman era the “Special One” takes the no. 1 position.
Longest serving Chelsea manager in Roman era.
Jose Mourinho is still regarded as the best Chelsea manager of all time. Mourinho who did excellently well with the Portuguese side in 2003 having won the Champions league with FC Porto,it attracted the attention of many European clubs but the Roman billionaire desire trophies in the club so he needed a top quality manager to achieve this for the club. Mourinho’s achievement in FC Porto attracted the eyes of the Russian billionaire who brought him to manage the club in 2004 after the departure of Claudio Raneira,.
Mourinho who have managed Chelsea twice is the longest Serving Chelsea manager in Roman Abramovich era. Mourinho’s two spell with the club still remain the longest each in Roman era. Having played 185 games in his first spell between 2004 -2007 and 136 games in his second spell between 2013 -2015. Mourinho’s remains the longest serving Chelsea manager in Roman Abramovich era.