Watch: Former Chelsea player reveals players purposely perform poorly to get the manager sacked if they fail to qualify for Champions League.
Chelsea are one of the most popular club in the world with a fan base that scales the globe. They are constantly in the hunt for the English top tier and are regular Champions League contenders barring a few times that they failed to qualify. It is then that the players try their best to get the manager out and restart under a new one.
This shocking revelation came through former Chelsea player Rob Green. Who admitted that performance levels would drop in hopes that it would get the previous manager sacked.
While speaking with BBC Radio, Green confirmed that if Chelsea failed to reach the European Championships the players would start disliking the manager and would look to replace him.
Watch: Former Chelsea player reveals players purposely perform poorly to get the manager sacked
Interesting to hear Rob Green talk about player power here at Chelsea. He admitted that players play worse to get a manager out. pic.twitter.com/tzWSREPnwx
— CFChris7 (@chris_gfree7) August 6, 2019
Rob Green was at Chelsea for only a year before he retired. He did not play a single game for them. However, he has played 609 times over the course of his career. Green, a goal keeper has also played for England 12 times. He represented them at the World Cup, where he was a starter. Unfortunately, his error cost England the match against the United States, resulting in him being dropped. He was also selected for the 2012 UEFA Euro tournament.
Despite not even being on the bench for the 2019 UEFA Europa League Final or any other Chelsea game thus far, Green celebrated by lifting the Europa League trophy after Chelsea beat Arsenal 4–1 on 29 May 2019. On 31 May 2019, Green announced his retirement from playing.
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