Luiz Felipe Scolari´s imperfect English will be not prevent him getting his message across to his Chelsea players, according to the Portugal coach´s spokesman.

There have been concern´s about Scolari - who will take up his new post as Chelsea boss from July 1 - over the standard of his English and how that will impact on his early days in the job.

But spokesman Acaz Fellegger, who is following Portugal´s European Championship campaign in Geneva, said: "English will not be a problem for him. Felipe has already worked in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Japan. In all these countries, he communicated in English."

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