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Chelsea loanee: Di Matteo is like Klopp

Chelsea owned forward Lucas Piazon has praised new Schalke boss Roberto Di Matteo, comparing him to Jurgen Klopp.

Schalke have chosen former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo as their new coach and Lucas Piazon believes he will be a success.

Di Matteo has been out of a job since he was sacked by Chelsea despite winning the Champions League, but he is ready to dip his toe in the managerial waters once again.

Schalke have made a poor start to the current campaign but the club still has undoubted potential and Di Matteo may be the man to turn things around.

Plazon, who is at Eintracht Frankfurt on loan from Chelsea has given his approval to the appointment of Di Matteo, who he worked with at Stamford Bridge.

"Di Matteo is a coach who appreciates the organisation of the team and concentrates a lot on the young players," Plazon told German newspaper Bild.

"I think he is very similar to Jurgen Klopp also in his character. I think Schalke have made a good appointment by going for him." 

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