The £80million is the most that Chelsea have spent in a single transfer window since he they spent £112m spree in 2003, Abramovich’s first season his in charge of Chelsea.
‘We need to make up 25 points and I don’t think any team have done that in the history of the Premier League. They are still the two teams you need to beat.’
While Di Matteo is trying to downplay Chelsea’s title hopes, Abramovich has not spent over £80million to finish fifth again. He is expecting Chelsea to be title contenders, and if Di Matteo is not up to the job the call will go out to Pep Guardiola in New York to come and rescue Chelsea’s season.