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I knew I could do it, says Chelsea’s Grant

Avram Grant insists he never doubted he would silence the critics who claimed he had no chance at Chelsea. When Grant took charge in the aftermath of Jose Mourinho's dramatic departure in September, it seemed the Israeli coach would find it hard to last a month if one listened to the cynicism that greeted his appointment.

Chelsea usher in post-Mourinho era

A new era without Jose Mourinho gets under way at Old Trafford for Chelsea on Sunday, as they play their first English Premiership match under new manager Avram Grant against Manchester United. Mourinho's time at the Stamford Bridge helm came to an end in the build-up to their visit to the current champions.

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