Alex Ferguson Once turned Down the Chance to Manage Chelsea

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Sir Alex Ferguson was talking to PBS, in an exclusive interview, ‘Fergie tells of the time Roman Abramovich went after the Scott to try and avail of his services in 2003 when the Russian took over the blue side of London

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“They approached me when Abramovich first took over the club,” Ferguson told PBS. “I said no chance.”

“It’s a strange one, Chelsea, because they’ve changed managers so many times,” Ferguson said.

“They’ve won the European Cup, they’ve won three league titles during the Abramovich time, they’ve won the FA Cup three times during Abramovich’s time but yet they keep changing the coach.

“But it works for them! That works for them in that they’ve kept winning but when you look at the long-term situation, you’d worry about that.”

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