Ranking every Chelsea boss under Abramovich by PPG: Lampard last

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Chelsea have enjoyed the most successful period in their history since Roman Abramovich’s takeover, but that hasn’t stopped the Blues regularly chopping and changing managers over that period.

Since 2003, Chelsea have had 12 permanent managers and have gained a reputation for trigger-happy impatience. Current boss Frank Lampard was hired with an eye on a longer-term project but is under pressure following his side’s 3-1 defeat to Manchester City on Sunday.

We’ve compared the Premier League points per game record of every permanent manager to take charge of Chelsea under Abramovich, ranking them from worst to best.

12. Frank Lampard

Games: 55
Win rate: 49%
Points-per-game (PPG): 1.67

11. Andre Villas-Boas

Games: 27
Win rate: 48%
PPG: 1.70

10. Claudio Ranieri

Games: 146
Win rate: 52%
PPG: 1.82

9. Roberto Di Matteo

Games: 23
Win rate: 52%
PPG: 1.83

8. Maurizio Sarri

Games: 38
Win rate: 55%
PPG: 1.89

7. Guus Hiddink

Games: 34
Win rate: 53%
PPG: 1.94

6. Luis Felipe Scolari

Games: 23
Win %: 56
PPG: 1.96

5. Rafael Benitez

Games: 26
Win rate: 58%
PPG: 1.96

4. Carlo Ancelotti

Games: 76
Win rate: 63%
PPG: 2.07

3. Antonio Conte

Games: 76
Win rate: 67%
PPG: 2.14

2. Jose Mourinho

Games: 212
Win rate: 66%
PPG: 2.19

1. Avram Grant

Games: 32
Win rate: 69%
PPG: 2.31


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