Chelsea set to lose key member of backroom staff following new job appointment

Chelsea are set to lose one of the most important members of their backroom coaching staff, Tore Andre Flo.

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It has been confirmed that Tore Andre Flo will leave his position as a loan player technical coach at Chelsea at the end of 2021 to become the head coach of Norwegian club Sogndal fc.

Flo played for Sogndal at the start of his career before moving to Chelsea in 1997. The Norwegian had a successful three year spell at Chelsea, winning the Uefa Super Cup, Cup winners cup, FA charity shield before leaving for Rangers as the most expensive Norwegian player at the time in 2000.

After an illustrious career for club and country, Tore Andre Flo returned to boyhood club Sogndal in 2011 before calling it quit on his playing career in a year later.

Flo subsequently rejoined Chelsea and has been a member of the coaching staff up until this point. The former Blues striker is now set to take the next step in his career by becoming a head coach and boyhood club Sogndal is the next step for him.

Sogndal are currently in Norway’s second division and Flo would be looking to help contribute to the club’s success and progress.