Benitez (2007): I would never take Chelsea job

Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez's comments about Chelsea are coming back to haunt him. Benitez was unveiled as new Blues manager yesterday.

Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez's comments about Chelsea are coming back to haunt him.

Benitez was unveiled as new Blues manager yesterday.

However, back in 2007, Benitez declared: "Chelsea is a big club with fantastic players, every manager wants to coach a such a big team. But I would never take that job, in respect for my former team at Liverpool, no matter what. For me there is only one club in England, and that’s Liverpool.

"If Chelsea are naive and pure then I’m Little Red Riding Hood."

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