Rafael Benitez

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Manchester United and Alex Ferguson during  their side’s FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford, Manchester, in March.  Photograph: AFP Photo.

Alex Ferguson has aimed another barb at Rafael Benitez ahead of tomorrow’s clash at by claiming the Chelsea interim manager is overly concerned(...)

Chelsea’s interim  manager Rafael Benitez talks to Basel’s coach Murat Yakin

Rafael Benítez insisted he deserves the respect of Chelsea’s sceptical support after his team’s blistering second-half revival propelled them t(...)

Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez shakes hands with his players during a training session ahead at Cobham in London. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Rafael Benitez refused to respond to Jose Mourinho’s post-match interview following Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final defeat to Boruss(...)

FC Basel’s goalkeeper Yann Sommer fails to save a goal by Chelsea’s Victor Moses (far right) during their Europa League semi-final first leg soccer match at St. Jakob Park Stadium.  Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

FC Basel 1 Chelsea 2: Rafael Benitez’s side prevailed on t(...)

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini shouts to his players during their Champions League quarter-final second leg soccer match against Borussia Dortmund in Germany.   Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

The odds on Manuel Pellegrini becoming Chelsea manager shortened today after talks reportedly opened with the Chilean last week. The 59-(...)

Chelsea’s summer strengthening is set to be sparked by the €23m arrival of Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen, with the club hopeful of annou(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry wins a header against Rubin Kazan’s Ivan Marcano   during their Europa League quarter-final second leg soccer match at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. Photograph:  Grigory Dukor/Reuters

Rubin Kazan 3 Chelsea 2 (Chelsea win 5-4 on aggregate) Rafael (...)

Rafa Benitez says he can’t play two different teams as Chelsea need to compete in both competitions. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Not for the first time during his Chelsea tenure, Rafael Benitez feels trapped in an “impossible” situation. The interi(...)

Ramires celebrates after the final whistle. Photograph: Robin Parker/Fotosports International

For a long time it had looked as though this could be added to the list of indignities facing Rafael Benítez. It is not often the chants of "sa(...)

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