Di Matteo to give youth a chance against Blackburn

14:06 11 May 2012

Roberto Di Matteo is currently interim head coach at Chelsea

Roberto Di Matteo is currently interim head coach at Chelsea

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The Chelsea interim head coach admitted that a couple of youngsters could be given their chance in the first team against Championship bound Blackburn

Chelsea interim head coach Roberto Di Matteo has revealed that he is going to make changes to is team for Sunday’s game against Blackburn.

The Blues are certain to finish in sixth place, no matter what their result against Rovers and with the Champions League final on the horizon it gives the Italian the opportunity to blood a couple of young players.

“It’s different,” Di Matteo admitted. “It’s going to be a different game.

“We want to finish the season with a high and carry that on into next week.

“I think it’s going to be a mix of it. There will probably be one or two youngsters. Some of the other guys that need a game.

“We’ll have to find a balance. There will probably one or two youngsters and players who are going to be involved next Saturday.

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