London: Under-fire Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas declared he doesn't need the support of the entire squad as long as he is backed by owner Roman Abramovich.
A 2-0 loss at Everton on Saturday left Chelsea fifth in the Premier League and out of the Champions League qualification places.
Villas-Boas hauled his under-performing players into the training ground on their day off on Sunday to discuss the team's misfortunes.
Questioned on Thursday about not enjoying the backing of all his players, Villas-Boas said: "That is normal. They don't have to back my project. It's the owner who backs my project."...more
01:24 PM, Feb 17, 2012