Di Matteo fully focused on Dons job

MK Dons manager Roberto Di Matteo says he has not given a moments thought to the possibility of becoming the new manager of, former club, Chelsea.

The Blues are still searching for a successor to Luiz Felipe Scolari, who was sacked on Monday following a string of poor results and performances that have left the Stamford Bridge outfit seven points off the pace in the race for the Premier League title.

Russia head coach Guus Hiddink is currently tipped to take charge until the end of the season while remaining in his position with the Russian national team.

While other names reportedly in the frame include AC Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti, ex-Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini, former Chelsea chief Avram Grant, current West Ham managment duo Gianfranco Zola and Steve Clarke, and Dons boss Di Matteo, who has surprised many on his mangerial debut by leading the Dons to the higher echelons of League 1 alongside fellow ex-Blue Eddie Newton.

However, the Italian, who still holds the record for the fastest goal in an FA Cup final after netting 43 seconds into Chelsea's 2-0 win against Middlesbrough in the 1997 showpiece, says he is not interested in the job as he is concentrating on leading last season's League 2 champions to back-to-back promotions.

"I haven't even thought about it to be honest, there is a lot that I have to do here that I want to do first," Di Matteo told the Milton Keynes Citizen.

"My ambition is just to be successful wherever I am, that is my ambition. There is not much we can talk about, there is not much meat on the bones.

"It is flattering obviously that the fans still remember you in good terms and that is it basically. I always had a good relationship with the fans and supporters there."

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