Ramires Delighted at Di Matteo Stay

  • By: Paulo Freitas
  • Last Updated: June 14 2012, 10:55 BST

Brazil midfielder Ramires has expressed his delight that Chelsea have appointed Roberto Di Matteo on a permanent basis.

Ramires: Happy that Di Matteo has stayed with Chelsea

Di Matteo penned a two-year deal on Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation regarding the managerial hot-seat at Stamford Bridge.

And Ramires has been quick to back the decision made by the Blues hierarchy.

"Chelsea's board made the right decision, it would have been a risk to do anything different," he told Globo Esporte.

"A different manager would need time to know the players and might not adapt.

"Di Matteo managed to make Chelsea play the way he planned and won the world's most important club competition.

"Thus, he deserves to be regarded as one of the most important managers nowadays."