Andre Villas-Boas is new Chelsea boss

CHELSEA have this morning confirmed the appointment of former Porto coach Andre Villas-Boas as their new manager.

The 33-year-old has signed a three-year contract with the Stamford Bridge club after resigning from his post with Porto yesterday.

A statement on the Chelsea website read: “Andre was the outstanding candidate for the job. He is one of the most talented young managers in football today and has already achieved much in a relatively short space of time.”

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