Avram Grant is a former Israeli football manager who is currently the head coach of Saudi club Al-Ittihad. Grant has also had a successful coaching career in other countries, most notably with Chelsea, where he won two Premier League titles and the FA Cup. In this article, we take a look at Grant’s career and what you need to know about him. Avram Grant was born in Jerusalem, Israel on January 5th, 1963. He is a retired professional football player who played for clubs such as Chelsea, Manchester City and Aston Villa. Grant played for the Israeli national team from 1984 to 2004, winning a total of 62 caps. In 2006, he was appointed as the manager of Chelsea, where he led the club to two Premier League titles and one FA Cup. Avram Grant left Chelsea in May 2012 and was appointed as the manager of Bayern Munich later that year. He resigned from his role with Bayern Munich in February 2016.
What are the Challenges Facing the Former Chelsea Manager?
Avram Grant was sacked as manager of Chelsea on December 10th, after a run of poor results. The Israeli manager, who had been at the club since 2006, had enjoyed some success in his previous positions, most notably with Porto and Tottenham Hotspur. However, Chelsea’s recent struggles – they are currently 13th in the Premier League table – appear to have caught up with him. Here are things you need to know about Grant’s tenure at Stamford Bridge.
Grant has won two Premier League titles with Chelsea, but he has also endured several disappointing seasons in charge. In his six full seasons in charge, Chelsea have never finished outside the top four, but they have also never finished above sixth place. In 2013/14, Chelsea lost in the Champions League semi-finals to Barcelona and only finished fourth in the Premier League table.