Roberto Di Matteo has refused to rule out his next job being as an assistant manager, despite his spectacular success as Chelsea caretaker boss.

Di Matteo has gone from no-hoper to serious contender to succeed Andre Villas-Boas on a permanent basis after an astonishing eight weeks in the Stamford Bridge hotseat.

Despite having led Chelsea to the Champions League and FA Cup finals, the Italian was none the wiser on Friday as to his long-term future, and said: "Whatever happens in the future, I'll think about it and see what is the right choice."

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