Friday, 2 October 2015
Managing the ego
So the Chelsea manager has given the cold shoulder to his once trusted lieutenant on the pitch. Could it be that his ego was threatened by John Terry's solid fan base within the club while his own stock has fallen? One recalls Kenny Jackett easing out the still-iconic Alan Curtis from Swansea City in one of his first acts as manager and, more recently, Brendan Rodgers' treatment of Gerrard at Anfield. Establishing ones authority as a manager is one thing, but it is as well to work with the grain of the club.