Ron Gourlay has lauded the club's evolution under Roman Abramovich and believes Jose Mourinho can continue the Blues' winning tradition as he starts his second spell in chargeRon Gourlay says he is delighted with Chelsea's silverware success over the past decade but reiterated the need to continue moving forward.
Since Roman Abramovich became owner of Chelsea in 2003, the club has won 11 major honours which include three Premier League titles and a Champions League triumph.
Gourlay has stated that this success is just the beginning for Chelsea and that the Blues are determined to continue their fight on all major trophy fronts.
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"[Chelsea] are in a very strong position but, as with anything, we mustn't allow complacency to be raised. We have been extremely successful on the trophy front over the last 10 years and we have the same objectives as we planned in the past.
"We have to push forward so that, come April and May every season, we are in there fighting on all fronts for success."
Gourlay is also proud of Chelsea’s financial position considering Stamford Bridge’s capacity in comparison with Europe’s biggest clubs.
"The latest Deloitte [finance service] figures have us in fifth position, behind Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Bayern Munich," said Gourlay.
"That is on revenues generated, which is a fantastic position for the club. For Chelsea to be the fifth biggest in revenue terms and be outside the top 30 in Europe as far as stadium size is concerned is credit to the staff here."