In what will sound as a good and fantastic news to Chelsea fans, report has it that Stamford Bridge legend Claude Makelele has been appointed as the new Technical Director of Ligue One side AS Monaco.
The former France defensive midfielder unarguably had his best football career with Chelsea during his five years spell with the Blues.
Makelele was known for his tough tackling prowess and ability to cover up the centre defenders properly.
Speaking concerning the new contract, the legend claims he is happy for the new career choice and hope to help the Ligue One giant qualify for champons league next season.
“I am very happy to join this important club in French football and in Europe,” he said.
Before leaving Chelsea to join PSG in 2008, the powerful midfielder helped the blues to won the Premiership title back-back, Football League Cup, FA Cup, and the Community Shield Cup.
He also helped the Blues to reach the of the Prestigious UEFA Champions League in 2008 in which they were defeated by Manchester United in a penalty-shootout.
Makelele could play an active part in decideing whether Falcao will return back to Monaco this January or remain with the Blues till the end of the season.